Native to: Midwest United States Crown: Broadly oval Height: 50 - 60 feet Width: 45 feet Growth Rate: Slow
Characteristics: This is a large shade tree with yellowish to rusty red fall foliage. The late spring flowers are drooping male catkins that are light yellow to yellow-green. It prefers moist, but tolerates, dry soil.
Negative Features: Some consider the acorn fruit a nuisance.
Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets. Suitable for planting along boulevards.
Comments: Shingle Oak is a good Oak that is under-utilized.