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Bur Oak

Bur Oak


Native from Nova Scotia to Manitoba and south to Pennsylvania and Texas, this beautiful oak has attractive corky bark especially interesting in winter. A great xeriscape plant, it tolerates a wide range of soil types and air pollutants. Voted 2001 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists. GreatPlants® for the Great Plains 2004.

  • Quercus macrocarpa

    Height: 60-80'

    Spread: 60-80'

    Shape: Rounded, open

    Exposure: Full Sun

    Foliage: Dark green above, grayish beneath

    Fall Foliage: Yellow-brown to purple

    Zone: 3-8

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