Bur Oak

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Quick Overview

Bur Oak is one of the most beautiful and majestic trees available. Native to Illinois, Bur Oak can be found peppering the landscape in the prairie countryside as well as in long established parks and golf courses in more urban areas.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Bur Oak is one of the most beautiful and majestic trees available. Native to Illinois, Bur Oak can be found peppering the landscape in the prairie countryside as well as in long established parks and golf courses in more urban areas. Due to the slow growth of this tree it is often said that “ this is a tree to plant for future generations.” While this tree will look smaller than other shade trees of a similar caliper, the payoff is large. Bur Oak is always a great choice in the landscape and is great for attracting wildlife. 

Where to put it:

Bur Oak should be planted in open areas in the back or front yard, at least 20ft away from buildings. 

What it needs:

Bur Oak is an extremely tolerant tree which can grow in almost any conditions. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Quercus macrocarpa
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 55'
Mature Spread 45'
Shape Oval
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color No
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable