Bur Oak

Bur-OakAlthough too large for most home landscapes, bur oak makes a majestic tree in a park setting. It is considered somewhat difficult to transplant but, once established, it tolerates urban conditions better than most oaks. Its large, fringed acorns are a novelty but may be a nuisance.
  • Maximum height: 80 feet
  • Relative growth rate: Poor
  • Freedom from insect pests: Good
  • Freedom from disease problems: Excellent
  • Resistance to storm damage: Excellent
  • Will grow on poorly drained soil: Poor
  • Will grow in hot, dry areas: Good
  • Easy to transplant: Poor
  • Withstands city conditions: Excellent

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