Plants By Type
Southern Red Oak
Southern Red Oak is a very large variety of oak that will soar up to one hundred feet in height and will have a spread of up to eighty feet. It will enjoy climate zones three through eight as well as a full sunlight area of the landscape. It can adapt too many soil conditions but will have the best production in those that are well drained but also moist. Be sure when selecting the location for this tree, that a large area is picked so, it can have room to grow and develop. It has beautiful color during the year. These trees are outstanding and can grow to become very tall heights and also widths when they are fully grown. They can also do great when planted in climate zones three through eight. These trees grow one to two feet each year and can live for several years when mature. They provide a great attraction for small wildlife such as birds and squirrels. The squirrels love to run and play in their large branches. The squirrels also love to feast on the acorns this tree produces. They provide gorgeous color in spring and summer when they are adorned with beautiful green leaves. Also during the fall the leaves change to bright colors such as red, yellow and orange and are gorgeous. They are very easy to grow and brings lots of beautiful curb appeal to all lawns and landscapes. They work great to produce beautiful shade trees to enjoy on hot summer afternoons and evenings.