4499

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Estimated Height at Pickup: 4-5’, 3 gal

An adaptable, easily identified oak- shingle oak leaves have smooth or shallowly lobed edges. A good, drought tolerant, hardy oak to add diversity and wildlife value to plantings.

Pollination: 2+ individuals needed.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Adaptable 

Height: 40’-80’

Width: 40’-80’

Bloom Color: -

Bloom Time: April

Fruit: Acorns take two years to develop, and mature in the fall of their second year.

Fall Color: Yellow, Red, Brown

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Like other oaks it hosts a wide variety of insects including multiple hairstreak butterflies, multiple duskywing skippers, dozens of moth species including the cecropia, treehoppers, leafhoppers, beetles, wasps, walkingsticks, and grasshoppers. Acorns are eaten by many animals including turkey, blue jays, bobwhite, nuthatches, squirrels, and deer. Mature trees provide valuable habitat for cavity nesters and insect eating birds.

Notes: More prone to galls than other oaks.

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