Common Name: Burr Oak
Botanical Name: Quercus macrocarpa
Foliage: Dark Green
Fall Colour: Red
Shape: Upright, spreading
The Burr Oak is a hardy, native oak with unusual branching characteristics and corky twigs. Burr oak is one of the hardiest of the oaks, and can grow in a wide range of soils. It is extremely tough and adaptable, but relatively slow growing. Best grown in full sunlight. Life expectancy is 300 years+.