Go Back Oak Northern Red

Quercus rubra

Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

The fastest growing Oak and one of the easiest to transplant, this tree is great for street use or as a landscape tree. The foliage is dense and lustrous and leaves hang on the tree into winter. Foliage emerges pinkish-red in spring turning glossy, dark green in summer and finally to a russet-red to bright red in fall. Acorns are 3/4-1″ long and are covered with a medium brown cap. Prefers well-drained, acid soils.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Glossy, dark green foliage turns red to red-brown in fall.

Plant Spread


Good Companions

Plant Height


Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

well drained

Characteristics & Attributes


Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Full sun.

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests