Quercus lyrata ~ Overcup Oak
Quercus lyrata ~ Overcup Oak

Quercus lyrata

Overcup Oak

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Overcup Oak is a medium-sized native deciduous tree with a broad rounded crown and straight trunk with slightly shaggy bark.  The large deep lobed foliage is dark green with a fuzzy white underside that turns shades of yellow-brown in fall.  The acorns have a cap that covers ⅔ of the acorn.  Best grown in full sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils.  Tolerates wet soils.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

40’ - 60’

Spread: 

40’ - 60’

Spacing: 

50’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 

Green

Season of Interest:

Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Chlorosis is common in alkaline or neutral soils.  Oaks are susceptible to a large number of diseases, including oak wilt, blight, root rot, anthracnose, oak leaf blister, cankers, leaf spots, and powdery mildew.  Potential insect pests include scale, oak skeletonizer, leaf miner, galls, oak lace bugs, borers, caterpillars and nut weevils.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasWildlife Gardens Privacy Screen, and Shade Tree.

COMPANION PLANTS: MagnoliaBurning BushCrape Myrtle

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