White Oak Trees are tall and robust. This sturdy tree is used by industry for lumber to make flooring and to build homes. This tree is beneficial to both man and beast. The White Oak tree looks beautiful near homes; it provides shade in the summer and protects homes from winter winds. Some products from the White Oak tree are even medicinal. This tree makes a spectacular addition to any property, adding a little personality. Planting these trees helps to brighten up a property, stop soil erosion and helps to control street noise. Trees help keep the environment clean by cleaning the air of many toxins. Anywhere trees are planted the environment healthier because of them. The White Oak is a natural tree to grow and is found in many locations around the United States. It takes a White Oak a long time to grow into the expansive beauty it becomes but it is lovely while it is growing. People fortunate enough to own land for generations have found these trees to be a connection to past generations. These trees are not only useful but a legacy for many families and communities. These trees seem to last from generation to generation, becoming more stunning with age.
The oak tree is an artificial smaller tree. Oak White Seedlings are perfect for any size yard. This tree will grow to be around 2 feet high and will be approximately 15 feet wide. This tree looks fantastic when you plant it in your flower garden or natural area. The White Oak does well in full sunlight and partially shaded areas. It is also great to plant in moist well-drained soils. This tree will make an excellent shade tree to sit under on those hot sunny days.
This impressive tree is native to the eastern portion of North America. Illinois, Maryland, and Connecticut have all chosen the White Oak as their state tree. Though the name might be misleading, the tree is covered in a light gray bark. The White Oak can reach heights of up to 80 feet and widths of the same. Seeds are distributed in bulk via acorns when the White Oak is approximately 50 years old. About 10 percent of these acorns make it to germination due to animal and insect consumption. This tree is tolerant of a variety of soil conditions due to its deep root system.
Mature Height: 50 to 80 feet
Mature Width: 50 to 80 feet
Sunlight: full sun to partial shade
Soil Conditions: thick, moist, well-drained soil that is neutral to slightly acidic
Botanical Name: Quercus alba