The beautiful Willow Oak tree is easy to grow and a wonderful addition to any landscape!
This deciduous tree has a willow-like, glossy light green leaves and fast growth rate. A member of the red oak group, the quercus phellos will grow anywhere from 40 to 75 feet tall in maturity.
Yellowish green flowers will bloom beginning in April as its leaves begin to reappear. The slender leaves turn a bright yellow before they fall in autumn. The leaves are 2-8 inches long.
Trees can grow in medium to wet, well-drained soils and full sun. But it will also tolerate a wide range of soil types and planting sites like light shade, clay soils, acidic soils, and wet soils. Since it’s especially attractive due to its ability to tolerate air pollution, therefore a common street tree along many U.S. cities from New York south to Florida.
These trees are fast growing during the summer months. The willow oak can grow up to 30-40 feet wide at maturity making it a huge shade tree!
Willow Oak tree grows across United States in USDA growing zones 5-9. Water thoroughly the first year of planting to establish a strong root system. It is fairly drought tolerant once established.
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- Fast growth rate
- Attractive foliage
- Shade tree
- Tolerates air pollution