- Latin Name- Quercus Phellos Hardy Planting Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 60-80 ft Width-30-40 Sun or Shade- Full Sunshine
Willow Oak Seedlings - Quercos phellos
The Willow Oak Seedlings is a relatively fast-growing deciduous oak tree, native to North America. Its long willow-like leaves create dense shade and make it a favorite shade tree for parks and along streets. The Willow Oak Seedlings ability to withstand urban pollution makes it a popular choice for city environments. While not technically a willow tree, the Willow Oak Seedlings thrives in wet conditions like floodplains, near rivers and lakes, and marshes. Despite its water requirements, the willow oak is remarkably drought resistant. Fully grown, this magnificent tree can grow up to 120 feet tall, though will usually only reach 60 to 70 feet tall.
Willow Oak Seedlings have different leaves which are different looking than most oaks.
Their leaves are more narrow than typical hardwoods and of course look more like those from a willow tree. These trees increase and are very popular as shade trees which line streets or parks. It is tolerant of drought and pollution and can withstand insects and pests too. Their leaves produce new shade patterns and a beautiful, yellow autumn show. Willow Oaks display strength and have excellent wind resistance. They produce acorns for squirrels and chipmunks to enjoy. The average height is 60-70 feet, although some have been known to grow as tall as 120 feet.
Willow Oak Seedlings are found throughout most of the eastern half of the United States both north and south.
Willow Oak seedlings are great to plant and are an excellent way to start several trees at one time. They are also acidic and well-drained soils. They look amazing during the summer, and spring as the gorgeous green leaves are displayed and during the fall when the leaves will begin to change to brightly colored ones. They do not take a lot of maintenance and care to thrive and become very healthy trees.
Willow Oak Seedlings