Don’t Be Scared of Oak Trees

Oak Trees are often portrayed as a slow growing, However, contrary to popular belief, there are several varieties of Oak Trees that grow at medium-to-fast rate. The Overcup, Northern Red, and Scarlett Oaks all grow at a clip of 2 feet per year.  The Pin Oak can even grow up to 3 feet a year.  On the other side of the spectrum, the White Oak is typically a slower growing Oak in its beginning stages, but actually begins to grow quicker with age. The trade off in the beginning, is that the White Oak has a stunning fall color.

More than 300 species of oak trees worldwide are renowned for their lumber, acorns, shade, distinct foliage and fine quality for furniture making. And, Oak trees often live for 100+ years. With characteristics like that, it’s easy to see why the Oak Tree is a great choice for your landscape. In closing, while the growth rate of oak trees varies depending on the particular species, we carry some of the faster growing varieties available.

We have Oaks in stock from 2.5″ – 4″ caliper size and anywhere from 10-20′ tall. Plant yours now to get the root development started so that your Oak Tree will flourish next year.



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