Bur

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak trunk Bur Oak

Height: 60-80′
Spread: 60-80′

Shape: Rounded, open
Foliage: Dark green above, grayish beneath

Fall Foliage: Yellow-brown to purple
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 3-8

Native from Nova Scotia to Manitoba and south to Pennsylvania and Texas, this beautiful oak has attractive corky bark especially interesting in winter. A great xeriscape plant, it tolerates a wide range of soil types and air pollutants. Voted 2001 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists. GreatPlants® for the Great Plains 2004.

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Drought tolerant.

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries