White Oak Tree

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Planting Zones 4-9
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White Oak Tree Description

White Oak Trees

White oak trees are remarkable as they have both male and female flowers on the same branch!

This tree is also known as "Quercus alba." It gives a very artistic look in itself. This long-lived oak is a native tree of eastern and central North America, with populations ranging from Minnesota to Ontario, Quebec, and southern Maine to northern Florida and east Texas. It is the famous state tree of two different places in the United States; Maryland and Connecticut. It develops robust branches. Its canopy can become rather vast due to its lower branches' tendency to extend far out laterally, parallel to the ground. 

The leaves of these trees are simple and periodically placed on the branches. These leaves, at maturity, turn dark green. They have 7 to 9 lobed green leaves and short petioles.

These trees generally produce acorns between 50-100 years old. The acorns mature in just one growing season, unlike the red oak group. They need two years to get mature. Young leaves are delicate, silvery pink in color, and covered in a silky blanket-like down in the spring season. The twigs last several days, progressing through soft pink, silvery-white, and bright green opalescent changes.

They grow smoothly and can live for 200 to 300 years, with rare specimens reported to be even older. The Wye Oak of the County, Maryland, is about 450 years old. The tree grows to its sexual maturity around 20, but it does not develop acorns until it is 50. The tree is 50-80 feet tall and goes up to 100 feet. The hardiness zone is between 3-9. Also, its maintenance is pretty easy, and it is drought resistant. 

The white oak tree's wood is handy. It is widely used for a variety of purposes, including construction

People have used these trees for timber to build ships since the late 1700s. Because of the tylose present in white oak wood, it makes rot-resistant furniture. Wine and whiskey corks are also made from this tree's wood. People utilize this wood for construction and furniture today since it is a common component in many homes. This large tree gives shelter and edible fruit to many animals.

This tree is beautiful because of its height and distinct leaf color. Some White Oak acorns are sweet enough to eat raw. However, acorn is usually best roasted or boiled and dried. It is also a shade tree, so people can sit under it and enjoy the beautiful summer weather. Most of the time, people buy a white oak tree for construction and its artistic appearance.

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Reviews (2)

  • 4
    White oak

    Posted by Matthew Neufeld on May 13, 2022

    Looks alive hope to turn into a bonsai in the future. Here's to hope.

  • 5
    Favorite tree.

    Posted by Mart Logans on Jan 05, 2022

    I grew up on a farm we had white oaks all over it they are beautiful great trees put swings in.


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How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Ships November through April

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