Sawtooth Oak Tree

Sawtooth Oak Tree

Sawtooth Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus acutissima
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; moist, well drained soil; tolerates wind, dry and compacted soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; dense; broad to rounded; wide spreading branches with age
Height:   30 to 45'
Weight:   30 to 40'
Leaf:   3.5 to 7.5" alternate, simple, lustrous dark green leaves; yellow to golden brown fall color; leaves persist into winter
Flower/Fruit:   Golden male catkins; .7" acorn; often heavy in alternate years
Comments:    Excellent, clean foliage; easy to transplant; adoptable tree; drought tolerant; rigid and furrowed
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Bark