Botanical Name: Quercus robur
Common Name: English Oak
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Height: 40-60' Spread: 50-60' Habit/Form: Rounded to spreading Growth rate: Slow/Medium Zones: 4-8
Cultural requirements: Full sun; well-drained soil; pH tolerant.
Ornamental Characteristics: Dark green to blue-green leaf color; broadly rounded, open-headed tree with a short trunk. Acorns hang on long stalks.
Use in the Landscape: Specimen or grouping tree for parks and large areas.
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Highest degree of salt tolerance; use in most exposed areas.
- White Oak 99%
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- Bur Oak 99%
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- Chinkapin Oak 65%
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- Northern Red Oak 64%
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- Salt-Tolerant Trees and Shrubs 33%
Across the Midwest, the use of deicing salts (primarily sodium chloride) in winter to maintain safe roadways, sidewalks, and driveways is a common practice. Despite the benefits, deicing salt deposited on trees and shrubs can cause extensive damage....
- River Birch 26%
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