Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa

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  • Regular price $18.00

  • Plant Description - This native tree grows in wet to dry, clay to loam soils, and full to part sun. It is drought tolerant, and produces one of the most edible acorns of all the oak species native to Ontario. Grows 70' tall or more, with a 50' spread.  Suitable for zones 4b-8. Native to the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula, as well as other regions in Ontario.
  • PollinationTwo or more Quercus spp. trees are needed to produce nuts. 
  • Size - seedlings are generally less than 12" tall. They put most of their energy into growing their tap root the first few years of their life.
  • Pick-Up Details -
    • "Pick-up Late Autumn" - Seedlings must drop most of their leaves prior to transplanting. This is weather dependent. Pick-up is typically a Saturday in late November. You will be notified within one to two weeks before this pick-up date. 
  • Refer to Bare Root Tree Planting Instructions

Photo courtesy of Heather Schibli.