Scarlet Oak Tree

Scarlet Oak Tree

Scarlet Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus coccinea
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; tolerates dry, sandy soil
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Symmetrical in youth; round, open, spreading crown with age
Height:   50 to 80'
Weight:   40 to 50'
Leaf:   Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; brilliant scarlet to red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .5 to 1" acorn
Comments:    Less tolerant of adverse conditions than pin or red oak; difficult to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --