Quercus nuttallii ~ Nuttall Oak, Texas Red Oak

Quercus nuttallii

Nuttall Oak, Texas Red Oak

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Nuttall Oak is a large native deciduous tree with a broad-spreading rounded crown.  The large deeply lobed toothed foliage has a pair of deep sinuses in the middle and turns red in fall. The acorns have scaly cups.  Best grown in full sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils.  Tolerates wet soils.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

50’ - 80’

Spread: 

40’ - 65’

Spacing: 

50’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 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: Magnolia, Burning Bush, Serviceberry

IMAGE: Michael Rivera, Drexel Park Nuttall Oak, CC BY-SA 3.0

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