The Chestnut Oak earns its name due to the resemblance of its leaves to the American Chestnut. Also called Rock Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak, or Mountain Oak. Considered a member of the White Oak group and the Beech family, it is related to Beeches, Chestnuts, and other Oaks. It survives where other trees do not, mostly on steep, rocky areas with dry, barren soil. Chestnut Oak features bark that is characteristically dark and very rough. In older trees, it is typically broken into long, V-shaped ridges that are separated by deep furrows. It has simple broad, flat leaves that are not lobed. Plant in full sun. Chestnut Oak achieves its greatest growth on moist, well-drained soils of acidic pH. You will find that the Chestnut Oak will also grow in poor, rocky, sterile, dry soils. Hardiness zones: 4 - 8.
You are purchasing one Chestnut Oak tree in a one gallon trade pot 2 - 4 feet tall. Ready for immediate shipping.
Massive shade tree. Mature size(H x W): 60' x 50'. Images of Mature trees.
Slow to moderate growth rate. Also known as Rock Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak, or Mountain Oak
Thick, spreading canopy provides excellent shade. The acorns are an important source of food for various types of wildlife.
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