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Water Oak

Quercus nigra

Water Oak's glossy, dark green foliage lasts well into winter. Excellent specimen tree with very small acorns. Good wildlife food source.

Found in low, woodland areas
Slow-growing but long lived
Food and cover for wildlife
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
11563 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

More About Quercus nigra:

An excellent landscape tree and wildlife food source.

Gardening Suggestions for Water Oak:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Height:
50-80 Feet
Spread:
40-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
6-9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage