Northern Red Oak

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Quercus rubra

This majestic tree, unlike other oaks is a fast grower.

The Red Oak can grow 2' per year over a 10 year period. It's new foliage emerges as Yellow then turns a lovely Green color. Then, in the Autumn, the leaves on this oak change to Russet-red or Bright Red.  

This is a native tree.       Commonly called Northern Red Oak 

Photos courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, North Carolina
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Specimen Tree or Shade Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 65'
Spread 40' + 
Shape Tree-form
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Russet Red
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 5 - 8