White Oak

Quercus alba

White Oak bark White Oak fall

Height: 60-80′
Spread: 60-80′

Shape: Irregularly rounded
Foliage: Glossy green

Fall Foliage: Purple-red
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 3-9

An outstanding example of our national tree, the White Oak is strong, disease resistant, and drought tolerant. The foliage is deep green above and white underneath. 2000 Gold Medal Plant® Award winner. Acorns of white oaks are a favorite to wildlife as they aren’t as bitter as red oaks.

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Drought tolerant

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries