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Overcup Oak

Quercus lyrata

Overcup Oak is one of the most flood tolerant oaks. It has large, dark green, lobed leaves that are nearly white underneath. The acorn is nearly hidden by its cap, giving the tree its common name.

Good tree for urban environments
Slow-growing but long lived
Food and cover for wildlife
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
11503 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

Gardening Suggestions for Overcup Oak:

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

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
45-60 Feet
Spread:
40-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5-9

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
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Midwest Native
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
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