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White Oak

Majestic Shade Tree


The White Oak is an extraordinary deciduous tree known for its size and strength.  It would be outstanding as the preeminent shade tree in your yard.
 
The White Oak is a magnificent native American tree that will provide a statuesque presence in your yard, as well as shade for your home and habitat for wildlife.   It’s a long-lived tree with some being documented at over 500 years old. 
 
The White Oak reaches only around 85 feet in height, but standing in its presence one has the impression of being cared for and sheltered under its massive limbs that extend far out from its trunk.  In fact, it’s not uncommon for the White Oak to be wider than it is tall. 


The branches grow in wide angles, forming an incredibly broad rounded crown.  The crown is rugged in appearance, again giving the impression of strength and stability.  
 
The only softness in this tree comes in the spring when the leaves begin for form with a soft pink tint and fuzzy down that is soft to the touch.  You’ll note a unique silvery hue that gives the tree a unique silvery appearance.  To see one in the spring morning dew is to feel one has stepped into a fairy tale. 
 
The White Oak’s 5 inch leaves turn red to purple in autumn, and 1 inch acorns tumble to the ground in October.  The acorns are a bit smaller than those of some other oaks, but are less bitter.  Native Americans used them as a food source and wildlife love them.
 
This majestic tree is one of the best known hardwoods in N. America.  Its wood is very dense and strong so used extensively for various things including furniture and even some weapons.  In fact, the USS Constitution is made of white oak. 
 
For a long-lived, strong and durable tree, the White Oak is the perfect choice.
 
* Long-lived
* Autumn color

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Large acorn tree Review by Old Jim
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I have an acreage that we purchased many years ago and there are several white oaks on the property. Fall is a lot of fun watching the wildlife go after the acorns. White Oak is a wonderful tree.
Very satisfied - will buy again Review by Willy
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I bought 10 different trees & all but 1 is doing well. Nature hills does a great job of packing & shipping the trees & customer service is great to deal with.
The Great White Oak Review by Lizzy
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I planted this for the birth of my first grandson. His parents liked that it was a "Mighty Oak", I love that it will be around for years and will grow with him. A beautiful tree.
A great Oak Review by Gordon
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A really nice oak. The leaves are really interesting in theor shape and color. The lighter underside is very noticable when there is a breeze and the fall color is good as well.
Beautiful fall tree Review by TreeHugger
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This hearty specimen is a beautiful, deep maroonish-red in the fall. Leaves are on this tree for some time after most others have dropped theirs. Not exactly fast growing but grows well in most soils and under most conditions. Makes a great shade tree.

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Nature Hills sells a variety of plants and products, with many available in different types and sizes:

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

 

  Order Total        S&H
  0.00 – 15.00       $    11.95
  15.01 - 30.00     $    12.95
  30.01 - 50.00     $    15.95
  50.01 - 75.00     $    19.95
  75.01 - 150.00     $    23.95
  150.01 - 250.00     $    29.95
  250+    approx.17%

Plant Types and Container Sizes

Nature Hills sells a variety of plants and products, with many available in different types and sizes:

   

Select (bare root) Trees - Hand-selected quality bare root trees. The height of the tree you will receive will be displayed under the icon. Popular sizes of Select Trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.

   
Select (bare root) Plants - Hand selected-quality bare root plants.The height of the plant you will receive will be displayed under the icon. Popular sizes of Select Plants are 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
   

Select (bare root) Small Fruits - Hand-selected quality small fruit plants. The height and # of plants in the pack you will receive is displayed above and below the image. (Ex: 3-pack of 1 foot plants).


Note on No. 1 Select sizes: You may see No. 1 used as the size of Select Tree/Plant. A "Number 1" grade plant is the highest-grade bare root plant available.
   
Potted Plants & Trees - Quality plants and trees with developed root systems will have this icon. Typical sizes of our potted plants and trees are as follows:

  • •  #1 Container - Ranges from 2.26-3.73 quarts or 2.49-4.11 liters
  • •  #2 Container - Equal to 1.19-1.76 gallons or 5.246-7.770 liters
  • •  #3 Container - Equal to 2.32-2.76 gallons or 10.285-12.164 liters
  • •  #5 Container - Equal to 2.92-4.62 gallons or 12.86-20.36 liters
  • •  5.5" pot is 5 1/2" x 5" x 5" which is equal to 1.89 of a quart or 1.78 liters
  • •  4.5" pot is 4.5" round x 4" deep and equal to 1.31 pints or 619.8 milliliters
  • •  4" and 3.5" pots may measure 4"x 4"x3 1/2" which is equal to .87 of a quart or .82 of a liter in volume or 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" which is equal to .67 of a quart or .63 of a liter in volume.
   
Plant and Flower Bulbs - Quality bulbs, roots and tubers. The number of bulbs included in the pack is displayed below the bulbs images.
   
Seed Packets - Our seed packets will contain this icon.
   
Other product types will simply list what type of product it is (bags of seed, trays of plugs and garden center items etc.).

Plant Facts

Family Quercus alba
Foliage Green
Mature Height 60 - 100 feet
Mature Spread 50 - 90 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Zones 3-9
Moisture Drought, Heat Tolerant
Mature Form Broad, Massive, Spreading
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Partial Sun
Flower Color Insignificant
Fall Color Red

White Oak.

Rating: 4.9/5 based on 6 review(s)
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