Native to the American Southeast and Midwest, Nuttall oak (Quercus nutallii) is quickly replacing other oaks. Oaks are tough, adaptable, long-lived, strong-wooded, and tolerant of heat, cold, and drought.Â Pyramidal tree 40 to 60 feet tall with a strong central leader. It accepts most soils, even alkaline or wet ones.
Hardiness Zones 6"9, Hence nuttall oak a great choice for urban and suburban spaces.
Grows to a height of 40"60' and a spread of 35"50' at maturity.
- Produces fall color that changes from yellow to orange to red.
- Features lustrous, dark green deciduous leaves that are 4" to 9" long with deep lobes and wide, rounded sinuses.
- Yields oblong acorns that are ¾" to 1¼" long with a turbinate (bumpy) cap.
- Grows in a rounded shape.
- Tolerates wet soil and moderate drought.