Northern Red Oak
The Northern Red Oak is a rather modest tree, growing to heights of 75' at maturity and a 45' spread early on in its life. They are a quicker growing tree, growing at rates of 24" annually. They have large, waxy leaves that turn an orange- red in the fall. Native to North America, this tree is at home across the eastern US and is a staple in city parks for its gorgeous fall color and strength. Tree is tolerant of drought but prefers standard moisture levels. This Oak transplants well.
USDA Zone: 3-8
Mature Height and Spread: 60-75' x 40-45'
Sun: Full Sun
Autumn Colors: Light orange-red
Scientific Name: Quercus rubra 'Northern Red'