Quercus rubra

Northern Red Oak
Quercus rubra

The fastest growing oak and one of the easiest to transplant, this tree is great for street use or as a landscape tree. The foliage is dense and lustrous and leaves hang on the tree into winter. Named the 1999 Iowa Tree of the Year.   Height: 60-80’ Spread: 50’ Shape: Pyramidal in youth, rounded at maturity Foliage: Glossy, dark green Fall Foliage: Red to red-brown Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-8   *Photo and info courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.