Red Oak – Starter


The red oak is a treasure and very easy to keep. It can tolerate almost all conditions and does well with transplanting.

Starter trees are only available for pick-up.

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(573) 835-2929



This is a starter tree, we would normally let these grow for 3-5 years before they would reach a maturity level that would be recognizable. They will be an investment in your future landscaping!

The red oak is a great tree for almost all conditions.  It can handle cities, towns, along streets, in home landscapes, and with its dense crown it provides great shade.  This bur oak is a slow grower that will do best in full sun.  It will grown to be about 60-70′ tall with a spread of 45′.

It produces small brown acorns.

Best Uses:
Growing in full sun and being able to tolerate various soils this tree is great for almost any landscape.

Additional information


Height: 50 ft
Spread: 45 ft
Growth: Fast


Zone: 3 to 8
Sun: Full
Moisture: Normal, some drought tolerance


Foliage: dark green
Fall Color: red
Shape: rounded
Flower: pale yellow green catkins
Bloom: April-May
Fruit: large broad, rounded acorn

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