Overcup Oak Tree

Overcup Oak Tree

Overcup Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus lyrata
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including damp sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal oval when young; oval to rounded with age; uniform branching; lower branches are upswept
Height:   35 to 45'
Weight:   35 to 40'
Leaf:   6 to 8" alternate, simple leathery leaves; tannin brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .7 to 1" acorn; cup covers most of the acorn
Comments:    Native
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --