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Bur Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak has the largest acorns and leaves of all the oaks. Slow-growing and long-lived, it has a magnificent form in old age. Brown fall foliage persists all winter.

Stately oak with largest acorns
Slow-growing but long lived
Food and cover for wildlife
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
11515 6-12in Step 2 $12.50

Gardening Suggestions for Bur Oak:

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

Key Characteristics:

Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Height:
50-60 Feet
Spread:
50-60 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 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
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Deciduous
Program
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Specimen
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