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Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)

Willow Oak

Willow Oak

A fine street and lawn specimen tree for larger areas. A nice oak for texture and form, and is quite adaptable to many habitats.

Size: 40 to 60 feet high and 30 to 40 feet wide

Shape: Pyramidal in youth becoming oblong-oval with age

Fall Color: Subdued yellow to yellow-brown

Rate of Growth: Medium to fast (1 to 2 feet per year)

Other Attributes: A native. Little or no fall leaf raking needed because leaves are small and decay quickly. Pollution and moisture tolerant. Easier to transplant in larger sizes than other oaks, because it has a fibrous root system.

Growing Conditions: Best planted in full sun in moist, well-drained soil but is adaptable to many soil conditions.

Prices vary according to size, variety, and availability.

Please Note: Trees cannot be shipped outside of the DC/Baltimore Metropolitan areas. Tree prices and sizes are subject to change.


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