The Southern Red Oak Tree, Quercus falcata, is a an excellent specimen oak selection to plant as specimen trees to shade churches and commercial buildings. For heavy shade the Southern Red Oak Tree begins leafing out in Georgia during the last of March. Often grown as a street tree, a home shade tree, or a park tree, the tree is a medium sized tree with brilliant red leaf color in the fall.
• The Red Southern Oak Tree grows extensively in the southern United States in a wide variety of soil types. The tree will grow on poor dry soil and is very drought tolerant. The large size and broad crown of the Red Southern Oak tree provides valuable shade, and it is a significant source of timber in the southeastern United States.
Oak Shade Trees - Southern Red Oak
Red Oak Trees