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A sturdy, robust tree with a highly adaptive nature. A deep taproot allows it withstand drought conditions but also has the ability to tolerate seasonal flooding.
Displays unique, corky branches and a has deeply furrowed bark in maturity. The bur oak is frequently found growing naturally in prairie habitats where grassland fires occur, thankfully the corky bark protects the branches from sustaining life threatening burns.
A wonderful shade tree with a majestic form where it has a tendency to spread out in open areas. Prefers medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Is tolerant of dry and clay soils.
Produces large acorns that are enjoyed by birds and small mammals. Supports many species of butterflies and moths.
Height : 60-80 feet Spread : 60-80 feet
Light : Full sun to part shade Water : Dry to wet
Soil : Loam, clay Zone : 3-9
Growth Rate : Slow to medium