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Black oak seedlings also called its Latin name Quercus Nigera. They can grow best in Hardy zones 6-9. They are slow growers only growing around 18 inches per year but do well in full sun. The soils that are preferred is acidic and well-drained. The will show their brightest foliage during April, but it tends to have the same foliage year round until they shed their leaves in the fall and winter. Overall, it can grow eighty feet by sixty feet. It is often called a shade tree because the canopy can get quite large. They can tolerate periods of drought.