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#27: Northern Red Oak

Tree #27: Northern Red Oak

 Quercus rubra  (quer-sus  ROO-ba)

  • Upright shape and has big leaves
  • Average height and width 50 to 75 feet
  • New leaves and leaf stalks are red in spring
  • Very slow grower and takes years to mature
  • Broad spreading branches with round crown
  • Deep roots allow for gardening underneath and good lawn/park trees
  • Bark has bark ridges which appear to have shiny strip

 

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