Overcup Oak is a medium-sized native deciduoustreewith 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 infull sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils. Tolerates wet soils.
40’ - 60’
40’ - 60’
USDA Hardiness Zone:
5 - 9
Full Sun,Part Sun
Season of Interest:
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, Borders, Woodland Gardens, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Gardens, Privacy Screen, and Shade Tree.