This deciduous oak tree is noted for its rounded oak form at maturity, willow-like leaves and relatively fast growth rate.
Transplants more easily than most oaks due to a more fibrous root system. Prefers moist and well-drained soil but very adaptable. Good for wet locations.
Nice oak for texture and form. Adaptable to urban conditions making it a wonderful street or boulevard tree.
40-60' at maturity
30-40' at maturity
Oval to Rounded
Insignificant yellowish-green flowers
light green in spring, dark in summer. Fall color varies from yellow-brown to russet-red.
Gray and rough with age having irregular furrows.
Native to bottomlands and floodplains from New York to Florida.