Tytlest Nuttall Oak is a large, fast-growing native deciduoustreewith pyramidal habit when young and that matures to a rounded crown. The large lobed rich dark green foliage that has a pair of deep sinuses in the middle emerges as eye-catching burgundy and turns red-orange in fall. The acorns have scaly cups. Best grown infull sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils. Very tolerant of urban conditions once established.
50’ - 60’
40’ - 50’
USDA Hardiness Zone:
6 - 8
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.