Common Name: Northern Red Oak | Type: Tree
Family: Fagaceae | Native Range: Eastern North America
Zone: 4 to 8 | Height: 50.00 to 75.00 feet | Spread: 50.00 to 75.00 feet
Bloom Time: May | Bloom Description: Yellowish-green
Sun: Full sun | Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low | Suggested Use: Shade Tree, Street Tree
Flower: Insignificant | Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution
Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, acidic soil in full sun. Prefers fertile, sandy, finely-textured soils with good drainage.
Quercus rubra, commonly called red oak or northern red oak, is a medium sized, deciduous tree with a rounded to broad-spreading, often irregular crown. Typically grows at a moderate-to-fast rate to a height of 50-75' (often larger in the wild). Dark, lustrous green leaves (grayish-white beneath) with 7-11, toothed lobes which are sharply pointed at the tips. Leaves turn brownish-red in autumn. Insignificant flowers in separate male and female catkins appear in spring. Fruits are acorns (with flat, saucer-shaped cups) which mature in early fall. An abundant crop of acorns may not occur before this tree reaches 40 years old. A Missouri native tree which typically occurs on northern- and eastern-facing wooded slopes throughout the State.
Genus name comes from the classical Latin name for oak trees.
Specific epithet means red.
Generally a durable and long-lived tree. Susceptible to oak wilt which is a systemic fungal disease that has no cure. Chlorosis (yellowing of the leaves while the veins remain green) often occurs when soils are not sufficiently acidic.||Firefall™ Maple
Acer x freemanii 'Firefall'
Firefall™ has an upright-oval form with good branch angles. This selection is male and therefore does not produce nuisance seeds. The foliage is an attractive medium green throughout the summer. Fall color is bright orange to scarlet and develops fairly early. This is a distinct advantage over some existing Freeman maple cultivars that color later and often do not develop much color in northern regions before freezing temperatures cause the foliage tomdrop. University of Minnesota introduction.
|Mature Size (generic)
||TREE (30-50'mTall) • Average Width
|USDA Hardiness Zone
||3, 4, 5, 6, 7
||Malus x ‘Red Jewel’
‘Red Jewel’ Crabapple
The Red Jewel Crabapple is a beautiful white flowering crab. It is smothered in stunning fragrant white flowers in mid spring. With its compact shape this crab tree is great in any landscape. It can provide privacy, accent, and good under power lines. This small tree grows to be 15′ tall and 12′ wide. It has a rounded pyramidal shape and forms low branches on the trunk. The tree will flower in April. It has beautiful single blossoms white flowers that typically shed 10 days after they bloom. The flowers morph into small crabapples over the summer and they will turn a brilliant red color. This fruit will last well into the winter months and will provide food for the birds. Great for privacy, or an accent tree. This tree does well where space is an issue. It does well in full sun with moist to well-drained soil.
Deciduous Tree Type: Flowering Tree
Tree Habit: Upright, Pyramidal
Mature Size (generic): TREE (10-20' Tall) • Average Width
Fall Color: Subtle Features
Showy Flowers, Winter Interest, Attracts Birds
Flowering Season: Spring
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4,
Water Needs: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate
Light Needs: Full Sun
Mature Height: 12-15 ft.
Mature Width: 10-12 ft.
Name: Red Jewel™ Crabapple
Flower Color Group: White||Acer rubrum 'Northwood'
Common Name: red maple
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 40.00 to 60.00 feet
Spread: 25.00 to 40.00 feet
Bloom Time: March to April
Bloom Description: Red
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Suggested Use: Shade Tree, Street Tree, Rain Garden
Leaf: Good Fall
Tolerate: Wet Soil, Air Pollution
Culture Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, slightly acid conditions. Very cold hardy.
Noteworthy Characteristics Acer rubrum, commonly called red maple, is a medium-sized, deciduous tree that is native to Eastern North America from Quebec to Minnesota south to Florida and eastern Texas. It typically grows 40-60’ tall with a rounded to oval crown. It grows faster than Norway and sugar maples, but slower than silver maple. In northern states, red maple usually occurs in wet bottomland, river flood plains and wet woods, but in Missouri it typically frequents drier, rocky upland areas. Emerging new growth leaves, leafstalks, twigs, flowers, fruit and fall color are red or tinged with red. Quality of red fall color on species plants is variable. Leaves (to 2-5" long) have 3 principal triangular lobes (sometimes 5 lobes with the two lower lobes being largely suppressed). Lobes have toothed margins and pointed tips. Leaves are medium to dark green above and gray green below. Flowers on a given tree are primarily male or female or monoecious and appear in late winter to early spring (March-April) before the leaves. Fruit is a two-winged samara.
Genus name is the Latin name for a maple tree.
Specific epithet of rubrum meaning red is everywhere in evidence: red flowers in dense clusters in late March to early April (before the leaves appear), red fruit (initially reddish, two-winged samara), reddish stems and twigs, red buds, and, in the fall, excellent orange-red foliage color.
'Northwood' will grow 40-60' tall with a rounded to oval crown. Leaves are shiny green above and pale green beneath, 3-5 lobed and 3-6" across. University of Minnesota introduction. This cultivar is best grown in northern states because it needs cool weather and frost for best fall color, and will generally not produce good fall color in the deep south.
Problems No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for aphids, leafhoppers, borers, scale and caterpillars. Verticillium wilt attacks the vascular system and can be fatal. Canker, fungal leaf spot and root rots may also occur. Wind and ice may break some branches. Leaf hoppers can cause substantial damage.
Plant as a specimen tree for the lawn, street or park. It is of note that this tree has a shallow, flattened root system that may buckle nearby sidewalks or driveways if planted too close.|
Majestic Skies™ Northern Pin Oak
Quercus ellipsoidalis 'Bailskies'
Majestic Skies™ is a large shade tree with a symmetrical form and straight branching, a distinct improvement over the species. Foliage is more substantial and darker green, and shows excellent red fall color. Northern pin oaks prefer to grow in full sun with deep, well-drained soil.
Exposure: Full Sun
Foliage: Thick glossy green
Pruning: Late winter
Watering: Low to medium
Fertilizing: Balanced NPK
Quercus macrocarpa x robur
Heritage English Oak will grow to be about 70 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 50 feet. It has a high canopy with a typical clearance of 6 feet from the ground and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live to a ripe old age of 300 years or more; think of this as a heritage tree for future generations!
(more than 40 feet)
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