Willow Oak

Quercus phellos

Form: Broad pyramidal
Growth Rate: Moderate
Drought Tolerance: High
Size: 60-75’ tall by 40-50’ wide
Zone: 6-9
Salt Tolerance: High
Light Requirements:
 Full sun tolerates partial shade
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, fertile, humus rich,
slightly acidic soil; adaptable to clay, loam and sandy soils;
moderately tolerant of wet soils and infrequent flooding
Bark: Smooth; gray when young; matures to dark gray to grayish black with shallow fissures; ridges and irregular; small plates and scales
Flower: Olive-green to tan male catkin; brown-green female
flower, matures to grayish brown acorn; blooms in late Winter to Spring; male flowers produce and abundance of pollen
Fruit: Small, grayish brown, oval-shaped acorn, 3/8 – ½”;
can cause litter problems in public access areas
Foliage: Alternate, simple, coarsely lobed; new growth emerges reddish and matures to a dull, dark green leaves; turns orange red to scarlet in Fall Shade tree in parks, lining streets and boulevards, buffer strips, medians, or reclamation plantings

100 S Westminster Rd, Arcadia, Oklahoma

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8:00AM – 5:00PM
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