Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)
Native trees growing to 75 ft. tall, with a broad, rounded crown, sometimes shrubby; branches and branchlets with corky-winged projections; bark light gray, thick, rough, furrowed into scaly plates and vertical flattened ridges.
Growth Rate: Rapid (10"-15"/year) to Moderate (6"-12"/year)
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Moisture: Moist to Dry
Shade Tolerance: Full to Part
Mature Height: 55-75 ft.
Deer Damage Potential: Low
Uses: Fall Color, Lumber, Shade, Wildlife
Other: Good for wildlife food plots.
USDA Plant Profile