The Cherrybark Oak tree, Quercus falcata var. pagodifolia, is also called Bottomland red oak, Red oak, Swamp red oak, Swamp Spanish oak, and Elliott oak. (The name pagoda refers to the regularly tiered shape of the leaves, reminiscent of the shape of a pagoda.)
Cherrybark Oak trees are a highly-valued red oak in the South. It is larger and better formed than southern red oak, and commonly grows on more moist sites.
One of the fastest growing trees of the Red oak family, this deciduous tree is prized for its heavy strong wood which makes it an excellent timber tree. It is used for furniture and interior finish.
Plant Cherrybark Oak as an ornamental for a specimen planting, or as a background for other grass and shrub plantings. If you have a large area to plant the Cherrybark Oak, it is great for mass plantings. This tree is easy to transplant, and thrives in moist well drained soils and full sun.
Many wild animals and birds use the acorns as food. This tree is wonderfully shaped and makes a very pleasant shade tree!
* Great form
* Fast growing
* Shade tree
|Family||Quercus falcata var. pagodifolia|
|Mature Height||60 - 80 feet|
|Mature Spread||50 feet|
|Moisture||Low, Not Moist|
|Mature Form||Broad, Round|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|