Sawtooth Oak

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Status: In Stock - Preorder

Ships: Feb. 25 to May 15 (Based on Zone)

Mature Height: 40 to 60 ft.

Mature Spread: 40 to 60 ft.

Proper Name: Quercus acutissima

Collections: All, Shade Trees

Product type: Shade Trees

Tags: Attracts Song Birds, Attracts Wildlife, Disease Resistant, Tall

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Description

The sawtooth oak is a hardy and faster growing oak tree variety. This large shade tree makes an excellent specimen for the yard with seasonal interest.  In the spring you will get long, goldish-yellow catkins that emerge along with the foliage. The thin oval leaves open as a bright yellow color, then change to a dark green in the summer, and a yellow color in the fall. This tree is a little smaller with a rounded, full spread at maturity that is visually appealing. Although this tree is not a native oak its abundant production of fall acorn is popular with wildlife.

Bloom Color:Yellow
Bloom Period:Spring
Fall Color:Red
Foliage Color:Golden yellow in the spring to dark green in the summer
Genus & Species:Quercus acutissima
Growth Rate:Fast
Mature Height:40 to 60 ft.
Mature Spread:40 to 60 ft.
Soil Type:Adaptable, but prefers moist, but well draining soil that is acidic and rich in organic matter
Sun Exposure:Full sun
Zone:5 to 9

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