The White Oak tree, Quercus alba, grows to a height of 75 feet at maturity and often has lateral branching as wide as the tree is high, making an excellent protective cover for wildlife. White Oaks show off beautiful shades of red in both the Spring and Fall. New leaves are a light, fuzzy pink while Fall leaves are deep red to purple. White Oak lumber is very valuable, because it is water resistant, making it the wood of choice for outdoor construction and barrel manufacturing. The White Oak Tree, Quercus alba, is one of the largest Oak trees in native forests and is prized as the State tree in Illinois, Connecticut, and Maryland.
• A large 84 ft tall and 4 feet in diameter White Oak Tree has been indexed in the Oak forests of Ohio, and the White Oak Tree has a life span of hundreds of years and appears to be very resistant to insect and disease problems. The acorns of the White Oak Tree are eaten by deer, game birds, and many other wildlife animals.
• The early American Indians made a variety of recipes from the White Oak acorns. The white bark of the White Oak Tree is very attractive growing as a landscape specimen tree, and the fine grained, inner wood of the White Oak Tree is choice for oak hardwood floors and for furniture manufacturing. The White Oak Trees grow best on well drained soils and are widely adapted as a native forest tree throughout the United States, and is the most commonly occurring Oak tree in American forests. The White Oak Tree is salt water tolerant and forms a very long tap root, even in the juvenile stage of growth.
|Recommended USDA zones for White Oak Trees:|
|Zone 5||-10° to -5° |
|Zone 6||-5° to 5° |
|Zone 7||5° to 10° |
|Zone 8||10° to 20° |
|Zone 9||20° to 30° |
|Recommended States to grow White Oak Trees|
Delivery Time: Deciduous Flowering Trees & Shade Trees are shipped dormant usually December through April, weather dependent, shipping within ten business days from when the order was placed, while in the current shipping season. The actual delivery time will usually be within four to seven days following the date of shipping by Ty Ty Plant Nursery. Delivery time can not be guaranteed, if a package needs to arrive prior to a specific date please note in the comment section of the order or contact Ty Ty Nursery by telephone during normal business hours.
Shipping Method: UPS Ground and Motor Freight if the proper arrangements have been made by the customer prior to shipping. Shipping costs do apply on Motor Freight shipments, not covered by any sales promotions.
*1 Year Free Plantsurance Policy is void on any shipment outside of recommended zones, and/or when the shipping is authorized by the customer during below freezing temperatures.
If plants are listed by gallon size the plant will be removed from container and have the majority of the dirt removed to allow for the best shipping.