Chestnut Oak Tree

Chestnut Oak Tree

Chestnut Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus prinus
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including poor dry soil; dislikes poor drainage
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded, irregular spread; dense
Height:   60 to 70'
Weight:   --
Leaf:   4 to 6" alternate, simple yellowish green leaves; orange yellow to yellow brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1 to 1.3" acorn; occurs single or in pairs; sweet tasting nut is rich dark brown
Comments:    Native; acorn are relished by wildlife
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --