The Sawtooth Oak tree, Quercus acutissima, is a wide spreading shade or lawn tree. This deciduous tree is a great source for wildlife food because it begins to produce acorns in its sixth year in the nursery.
It is a highly prized oak for wildlife enthusiasts because of the short time it takes for the tree to produce acorns.
Sawtooth Oak trees have moderate water requirements and it has a moderate tolerance to salt and alkali soils.
The leaves go from yellow to golden brown in the fall, and open to a brilliant golden yellow in the spring. Its growth rate is rapid for an oak tree, and it is a fast growing shade tree.
|Mature Height||40 - 50 feet|
|Mature Spread||50 - 60 feet|
|Mature Form||Broad, Round|
|Growth Rate||Moderate to Fast|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Golden Male Catkins|
|Fall Color||Yellow to Golden|