Sawtooth Oak Tree
Fast Growing Shade Tree with Incredible Wildlife Appeal
The Sawtooth Oak, Quercus acutissima, is a deciduous shade tree with outstanding wildlife interest. Plant one where you’d like to enjoy some sumptuous shade, or where your yard’s critters are likely to benefit from both food and shelter.
Your Sawtooth Oak Tree is a fast growing, spreading shade tree that’s sure to impress you with its stately appearance, colorful fall display and generous acorn production. Sawtooth Oak Trees are renowned for their 6-inch, glossy leaves. The foliage has highly-serrated edges that emerge a delightful shade of yellow in the spring and provide excellent shade in summer.
The lovely vibrant green of summer transitions to hues of yellow/orange for autumn, providing a beautiful late season display for your yard. The leaves tend to brown and persist in winter, an added treat amid your other bare-branched, landscape trees.
Perhaps the best aspect of your Sawtooth Oak Tree is its benefit for your wildlife. It is a highly prized oak for wildlife enthusiasts because of the short time it takes for the tree to produce its adorable acorns…and it produces a more prolific harvest than most other Oak trees! Sawtooth Oak is also a valuable source of shelter for wildlife, so it’s a great way to bring your home closer in concert with nature.
Sawtooth Oak Trees will grow up to 60 feet tall with a 60 foot spread. It has a somewhat pyramidal form and spreading nature. It’s very fast growing, especially in its early years and highly productive of acorns. Sawtooth Oak Trees are a widely adaptive tree, able to thrive in a variety of conditions and is even cold hardy.
You’re sure to love your Sawtooth Oak Tree. It’s a tree you can plant and already enjoy in its first year. In fact, the Sawtooth Oak Tree is known to grow as much as six feet in one year! With its dense foliage, wildlife appeal and hardy nature, this is a tree you don’t want to miss out on.
* Shade tree
* Fast growing
* Spring and fall color
* Wildlife interest
* Prolific harvest
* Cold hardy
* Moderate salt tolerance
* Adaptive to a variety of conditions
|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|
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