Bur Oak

This item will be released May 1, 2021.

Quercus macrocarpa
Available May 1st, 2021
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6-7' $85 6-7'
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Bur oak produce a large acorn in a heavy cap covered in “burs” that resembles a small bird’s nest. Dropping in October to November, their hefty size prevents smaller animals from eating them, and therefore they may persist on the ground into early winter and be available for consumption by deer after other more preferred, earlier ripening food is no longer available. Slowly forming a large tree, it is adaptable to both acidic and alkaline soil conditions provided the site is well-drained. This species is fairly drought tolerant after establishment.
Common Name Bur Oak
Scientific Name Quercus macrocarpa
Wildlife Value Acorns
Fruiting Requirements Self-fertile, but higher yield in groups
Fruiting Time October - November
Size 5G
Height 6-7'

Zones

Zone 3-9 Vegetation.
USA Zone 3 - 9
Exposure Full sun to half-day sun
Drought Tolerance Once Established High

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