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Black Oak

Quercus velutina

GIS Coordinate:
N40 20.997 W94 52.869

Trail Number:
G26

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Description

Family:
Fagaceae

Foliage:
Leaves alternate, simple, 4-10 inches long with 7-9 lobes

Native Locale:
Maine to Florida, west to Minnesota and Texas

Mature Height:
50 to 60 feet

Mature Width:
Variable

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 3 to 9

Soil Preference:
Prefers moist, rich, well-drained, acid soils

Growth Habit:
n/a

Rate of Growth:
n/a

Disease and Insect:
n/a

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Fruit: Cup of acorn is bowl shaped and encloses one-third of the nut

Photos

Bark - Black OakLeaf - Black OakSummer - Black OakSummer '08 - Black OakSummer '08 Bark - Black Oak