- Weight: 0.02 lb
- Width: 1 in
- Depth: 1 in
- Height: 10 in
- Zone: 9
- Bloom Color: Green
- Bloom Season: Spring
- Usage: Shade
- Ships: November Through April
- Height At Maturity: Over 20 Feet
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Categories: Seedlings
Chestnut Oak Seedlings is a Rapidly Growing Deciduous
Chestnut Oak Seedlings is a rapidly growing tree that will reach heights of 60’-70’. Chestnut Oak Seedlings is native to the Eastern United States from Maine down to Mississippi and over to Michigan and is winter hardy to zone 4. It needs dry, well-drained soil and can sometimes be seen growing on steep, rocky areas. It needs to be grown in full sun. The tallest Chestnut Oak can be found in the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and is over 144’ tall!
Chestnut Oak Seedlings Grow Very Tall, Perfect for Shade, and Make a Significant Barrier Against the Wind.
The chestnut-shaped leaves are four ¼” – 7 ½” long with 10-15 rounded lobes on each margin. 2”-3” long flowers will bloom in May. The bark is silvery-white and is the thickest bark of any North American Oaktree. It has broad ridges. Inside the bark, you will find tannic, used for tanning. The acorn can grow by itself or in pairs and tastes sweet without boiling it before eating. It measures about 1”-1 ½” long and looks shiny—these massive trees are used as shade trees.
It is quite popular since it grows very tall and makes a lovely addition to any landscape. It creates a significant barrier against the wind and is an excellent shade-providing tree. It produces dark green foliage in the spring and summer months, which turn to beautiful yellow leaves in the crisp fall months. The Chestnut Oak is easy to maintain and attracts many different types of wildlife. The large acorns that it produces typically will drop from early November to early December. Chestnut Oak Seedlings is a smaller variety of oak. It will appreciate soils that are silt or clay-like in composition but can adapt to others as well. It will produce acorns that local wildlife will find tasty and will have a dark grey colored bark. It will have bright green foliage during the warmer months and transform into a red wine color for the fall season.