Red Oak Tree goes by two other names which are Champion Oak and Northern Red Oak (to distinguish it from the Southern Red Oak which is slightly different)
It's native to North America mostly on the eastern and central portion of the United States, which has contributed to it becoming the state tree of New Jersey. It's also native to Canada; east of Nova Scotia. You can also find this tree in Western Oklahoma, Kansas, Alabama and a few other states. This tree has been introduced to Western Europe and can be seen commonly in gardens and parks.
Red Oak Tree has dark reddish, grey rough feeling bark
Red Oak Tree increases (approximately 24 inches per year for ten years) and performs the best in slightly acidic soils but is adaptable to other varied soil situations. It's extremely happy near streams where the soil drains well. The bark will be a dark reddish, grey and brown with a rough feel.
Red Oak Tree has vibrant fall foliage
Older trees bark will become dark brown. In the fall season, you can expect to see a variety of brilliant colors including, yellow, orange, pink, purple, reds and browns. You can anticipate seeing various wildlife around including blue jays, raccoons, squirrels, whitetail deer and more.
Red Oak Tree