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Black Oak

Quercus velutina

Black Oak tolerates poor dry sites. Leaves turn deep orange or red in fall.

Similar in growth and habit to White Oak
Slow-growing but long lived and tolerant of poor, dry sites
Food and cover for wildlife
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More About Quercus velutina:

Like all Red Oaks, the Black Oak's leaves are deeply lobed and pointed, but those of the Black Oak are also thicker in substance and stiffer.

Gardening Suggestions for Black Oak:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Great Foliage
Moist, Well-Drained
Average
Height:
60-80 Feet
Spread:
50-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8

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
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Foliage Color
Red
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Erosion Control
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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