White Oak



White Oak

(1 customer review)


White Oak (Quercus alba) is a timeless classic, known for its long lifespan and sturdy wood. Its lobed leaves sway gracefully, turning a deep red in the fall. This oak is not just a visual treat but also an ecological cornerstone, supporting various wildlife with its acorns and shelter.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-9
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Plant Spacing: 50-80′ apart
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None
Heat Tolerance: Moderate

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: From Seed
Plant Size: 50-80′ tall, 50-80′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Dark green
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Yellow-green
Fall Color: Reddish-brown
Nut Size: 0.75-1″
Nut Flavor: Mild, sweet
Nut/Husk Color and Appearance Light brown, enclosed in a warty cup

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Slow
Years to Bear: 20-50
Lifespan: 300+ years
Pollination Requirements: Monoecious
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in a cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No
Oak Wilt (Bretziella fagacearum): Resistant
Anthracnose (Apiognomonia quercina): Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot (Armillaria mellea): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Erysiphe alphitoides): Moderately Resistant
Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar): Moderately Resistant
Oak Leafroller (Archips semiferanus): Moderately Resistant

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 51 × 2 × 3 in
Hardiness Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9



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  1. Kerrin jr. Hester

    Received in very good condition and it is still living even though we are having a drought and very hot days

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