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Bur Oak

Bur Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Native to North America

Collection: Trees
Tags: oak, quercus

This sturdy North American tree tolerates a variety of soil types and air pollution, a fine choice for cities. It grows slowly, reaching up to 25m tall and living 200+ years. Acorns 2-3cm long have a deep cup and shaggy fringe, looking almost like a bur.


Botanical NameQuercus macrocarpa
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 2
FeaturesNative to North America

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.