Audubon® Native Cherrybark Oak

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SKU
10004552

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that will help birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The Audubon® Native Cherrybark Oak Tree (Quercus pagoda) is a magnificent native forest tree that supports an incredible amount of wildlife among its branches!

Growing tall, straight and symmetrical, this fast-growing Shade Tree in the Red Oak family, fills out its broad, round crown with glossy, dark green foliage The fall color is yellowish-brown and drop in winter, however, the orange-brown acorns with scaly caps stick around! Ripening in September to November, the local squirrel population will adore your yard.

Beautiful all winter, Cherry Bark Oaks are named for the mature bark that resembles a cherry tree and radiates warmth against the winter snows. Incredible Trees for Backyard Birds, you will always have birds, pollinators and wildlife calling your tree home.

Planting and Application:

Cherrybark Oaks are beneficial shade and street trees and are mighty specimens for large areas. Plant in groups or in windbreaks and shelterbelts to improve naturalized spaces. Save energy and reduce cooling costs by planting these great trees to shade your home from the sun.

Oaks support many Moth and Butterfly larvae, and these insects feed Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Wrens, Woodpeckers, Sparrows, Thrushes, Orioles, Waxwings, Nuthatches, Finches, Mockingbirds, Thrashers, Crows, Jays and Vireos, just to name a few. These birds also feed these insects to their ravenous chicks!

  • Tall, Straight, Wide & Symmetrical
  • Caterpillar Host Plant - Duskywing, Hairstreak & Imperial Moth
  • Enormous Crown is Ideal Shelter, Cover, Food & Nesting for Wildlife
  • Glossy Leathery Foliage & Pointed Lobes
  • Long-Lived Legacy Tree & Memorial Gift Tree

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Oak Trees grow best in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic sites, but are adaptable to drier sites in full sun to partial shade.

  • Full Sun & Part Shade
  • Mulch Well When Young
  • Prune in Late Winter
  • Moderate to Moist Water Requirements

Magnificent shade, the Audubon® Native Cherrybark Oak Tree creates restful habitat and food for birds and wildlife, as well as a specimen for generations when you order yours today at NatureHills.com today!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

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.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Cherrybark Oak Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Quercus pagoda
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 80 - 120 feet
Mature Spread 30 - 60 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant No