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Post Oak Tree

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We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

Bloom Season
Not Available,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
November Through April
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Shade, Drought Tolerant Plants,
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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Post Oak Tree

    Posted by Serenity Miller on 27th Aug 2019

    These arrived in great shape and packaged nicely. I got them planted.. Can't wait to see what they look like in the spring.

  • 5
    Post Oak Tree

    Posted by Holly Lane on 22nd Aug 2019

    this looks great

  • 5
    Post Oak Tree

    Posted by Darla Rodgers on 22nd Aug 2019

    these are wonderful

  • 5

    Posted by Tiffany Johnson on 26th Sep 2018

    You have a very pleased customer. The trees are nice and was nicely packaged. And I love that it came with instructions

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April


Post Oak Tree are Very Drought Tolerant Deciduous Trees 

Post Oak Tree are usually found in soils that are low-fertility, dry, and sandy. They are very drought-tolerant. They need to be out in full sun. Propagation is achieved through seed. There are no significant diseases for pests to be concerned with however the tree will on occasion succumb to Chestnut blight. It is slightly vulnerable to Oak Wilt. The post oak is often referred to as the 'iron oak.' This magnificent medium-sized tree grows abundantly in the Southeastern and South Central U.S. and forms pure stands out in prairie transition areas. It is an invaluable source of food and cover for wildlife.

Post Oak Trees is Excellent for Landscaping Large Spaces

It can grow where few other trees can. The wood from the this Oak is sold commercially as 'White Oak.' It is used for such things as-

• Lathing
• Fence posts
• Mining Timbers
• Stair Risers
• Pulp
• Particle Boards
• Veneer
• Fuel
• Construction Timbers
• Siding
• Railroad Ties
• Planks
• Flooring


Post Oak Tree is one of the crowning achievements of the plant kingdom. They are the dominant tree in many areas of Central and Southeastern United States. Their roots do not have to go as deep as most people would guess from their size. They get most of their water from the sources in the topsoil. The most beneficial spray you can use on these Oaks is dormant oil. When you apply this during their dormant season it helps to control the wintering stages of pests like aphids, plant bugs, mites, lace bugs, scale, and a lot more. It will not destroy them entirely but till thin down the number significantly. These highly durable trees will do the rest. These beautiful native trees have an undeniable will to live. They do their absolute best to survive regardless of any circumstances that come their way. They are among the most beautiful and long-lived trees we have. Their strength and endurance are highly sought-out qualities by those who admire them and use them. The Post Oak is and will forever be one of our natural treasures and a testament to the resilience of nature.


Quercus Stellata, more commonly known as Post or Iron Oak, is a beautiful tree that can be used conveniently and effectively in many landscaping schemes and designs. One of the more common species of White Oak is found in North America; the Post Oaktree is an incredibly hardy plant with many excellent qualities for use in landscaping and large spaces. 

 With its resistance to disease, fire, and rot, the Post Oak is an impressively durable tree that needs little attention to thrive in most environments. This tree is extremely drought-resistant and can grow in various temperatures and conditions ranging from moist to dry and hot climates, making it ideal for areas where the water table or available water supply can vary drastically. This valuable trait also makes the Post Oak ideal for city or suburban landscaping scenarios or areas with limited soil or water. Post Oaks have much thicker bark than other trees, which makes them immensely durable and resistant to adverse conditions, reducing the amount of care they need. They also have incredibly strong root systems, making them an ideal tree in windy climates and conditions. 

 Post Oaks commonly grow 40 feet tall or higher in the right conditions and can last hundreds of years, through many fires and dry seasons. Post Oaks are frequently used in construction, especially construction on or in the ground, such as for railroads and fenceposts, where their name originates. They are also used to anchor areas with sandy or rocky ground, especially on ledges and ridges. Since White Oaks can interbreed, many varieties and subspecies of Post Oaks exist, making every tree incredibly unique. 

 The Post Oak can grow in extreme areas where few other trees can survive. They provide an ample space of shade for animals and humans, making them ideal for park and sitting areas. They also give stability to the soil and plants around them, creating a stronger substrate for many landscaping and gardening areas, especially those on uneven or mountainous and rocky terrain.

 Post Oaks are an amazing species of White Oak tree that can flourish in difficult, dry, and sandy environments. They can be invaluable in gardening and landscaping plans, especially in urban or more confined areas. They can be used to provide beauty, shade, soil anchoring, and much more to any land space. The Post Oak tree makes a powerful impact on any modern landscaping design.



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