Quercus macrocarpa | Burr Oak, Mossycup Oak

Young Burr Oaks are pyramidal to oval in form, then eventually evolve into trees having a broad, rounded crown. Leaves are glossy dark green above, whitish beneath, which adds the element of movement when leaves move in the wind. Fall color is yellow and brown. Accepts most soils. Canopy coverage: 2,827 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: moderate, fast

Height: 70 feet high

Width: 60 feet wide


Foliage Color: dark green

Flower Color: green

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds, butterflies