University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Red Oak
Quercus rubra
Red Oak form
Size:

Small

Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 
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Mature Height: 60-75 Feet
Features: Fall color varies from red to russet to yellow brown; form.
Culture: Full sun; moist, well-drained soil; prefers acid soil.
Mature Form: Rounded
Native To: United States (and Illinois)
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Tolerance: SaltSalt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Use for: Street.Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Brown
Red
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: Easy to transplant due to a fibrous root system.

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