The Sawtooth Oak tree is an adaptable, aesthetic tree that offers brilliant colors all year around! The botanical name of this oak tree is quercus acutissima and it is native to China and eastern Asia. It is widely planted in many places and has become established in the United States since 1862.
This hardy shade tree is adaptable to a wide variety of soil and climate types, and its spreading form offers a luxurious source of shade wherever it is planted.
The Sawtooth’s leaves turn bright to golden yellow in spring, a dark, rich green in summer and a golden brown in the fall. From an early age, this shady oak tree produces heavy crops of acorns that are large and abundant and are quite popular with wildlife for food sources. It can attract squirrels, deer, birds, and many more types of animals to your landscape.
The Sawtooth Oak growth rate is moderately fast. It will grow from 40 to 60 feet tall at maturity and prefers full sun and loamy, well-drained soil for best results. This oak cultivar is mildly drought tolerant and transplants easily. Best grown across the United States in USDA plant hardiness zones 5-9. It is exceptionally cold hardy.
This tree comes in a variety of sizes for you to choose from. These are not Sawtooth oak seedlings. They are fast growing trees and already have established root systems. Once you plant this oak cultivar this tree grow rapidly – up to 1-2 feet per year. Pick the best location as these oak trees get very large. Not picky on soil conditions but make sure to keep it well watered the first year.
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- Attractive foliage colors
- Shade tree
- Fast growing
- Heavy acorn producer