Water Oak Seedlings
Water Oak is a unique variety of oak. It will be quite large, so give this tree plenty of room to grow and develop. It can grow in almost any soil conditions with ease. Also known as Quercus Nigera, it is great for giving some extra shade and just sprucing up the landscape in general. It has bright green foliage and will attract wildlife in the area
The water oak seedlings are botanically named Quercus nigra though it may be referred to more commonly as spotted oak or possum oak. The tree is easy to care for with little maintenance and it is a tree that likes full sun or partially shaded areas. This tree can handle strong and it is a tree with strong branches and a tall slender trunk with rough bark that is a gray color. The foliage is a shiny green in the warm months and will turn yellow, orange or red in the fall creating a scenic view before they fall from the branches. The water oak seedlings are a tree that grows nuts that are about 1/2 inch with a thin cap attached and the shell of the nut is a shiny brown that with age dulls with a white or gray coating. These are more commonly called acorns and attract birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wildlife as fall and winter food. The nuts when left will create new seedlings in nearby locations. This tree is often used in landscaping since it is a fast growing deciduous tree that attracts birds and wildlife. It is a tree that creates a large amount of shade during the warm weather making it a perfect shade tree for yards as drive or walkway borders and public parks.