Water Oak Tree

Water Oak Tree

Water Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus nigra
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Semiconical to round; drooping branches
Height:   50 to 75'
Weight:   30 to 40'
Leaf:   1.5 to 4" alternate, simple leaves; yellow to brown fall color; leaves slow to fall
Flower/Fruit:   .5" acorn
Comments:    Dense shade; matures into large shade tree; easy to transplant; weaker wood than most other oaks
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --