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Chestnut Oak Trees

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SKU:
1559
$26.99
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Usage
Shade Providing Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants,
Zone
7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
7, 8, 9, 10,

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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Chestnut Oak Trees - Quercus montana

Although native to southern Illinois, the rounded chestnut oak thrives throughout growing zones 4 through 8. Other common names for the chestnut oak include basket oak and rock oak. This large tree will have a mature width of 60-70 feet and loves full to partial sun. It also prefers acidic, well-draining soil, though it is tolerant of alkaline and slightly moist soil conditions.

Chestnut Oak Trees is also resistant to periods of drought and wild trees often grow nicely in dry, poor soil.

Although it’s slow to moderate growth, once mature, it makes a welcome addition as a shade tree and is suitable for sidewalks, yards, parks, or as a garden focal point. The V-shaped bark on the mature tree brings interest to gardens and sets it apart from other species. Related to the beech family, the deciduous tree’s fall foliage changes from red to orange to yellow before turning brown and shedding its leaves. Leaves are 4 to 6 inches long and serrated at its edges. This tree will also drop acorns ranging from 1 to 1 ½ inch long. Invited wildlife that growers can expect to see are cavity-nesting birds, various small mammals, and migrant birds.

Chestnut Oak Trees provides ornamental beauty, shade, and animal habitat to even the poorest of soil conditions.

Chestnut Oak Trees is a small short growing oak tree that grows naively from Canada to Florida on ridges and mountains. Chestnut Oak grows best in silt and clay soils. Chestnut Oak grows extremely slow and only rarely grows two feet in a single year. Chestnut Oak can adapt to many types of soils but prefers moist, well-drained soils and can often be found growing near large rocks and rocky zones. Chestnut Oak is an important food source for many types of animals as the acorns that fall provide a food source during the winter months.

 

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Chestnut Oak Trees