Quercus rubra

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Red Oak


  • Large round headed tree.
  • Red foliage in the autumn.
  • Good number of acorns providing food for a variety of animals.


  • Large shade tree in parks and large gardens.
  • Avenue planting where space allows.
  • Great tree for stock shelter in a paddock.

Growing Conditions

  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Moderately coastal hardy.
  • Will grow in dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.5m 3.0m
10 year old tree 7.0m 5.0m
Country of Origin:   North America

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