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Quercus macrocarpa

Quercus macrocarpa
Bur Oak

This hardy, drought-tolerant oak is slow-growing and long-lived.  Tolerant of urban conditions.  Needs full sun and will grow in a wide variety of soils. A medium-sized tree, growing to 20 metres.

Height x Width (feet)

66 x 66

Sun Requirements

Requires full sun

Water Requirements

Dry to wet conditions

Urban Friendliness


Heritage Values

There are a number of heritage sized bur oak throughout Peterborough. The huge oaks at Nicholls Oval Park are bur oaks

Products Available

2-4'      $60.00      Item Number: TN4500

4-5'      Item Number: TN4501
(Currently not available)

6-8'      $125      Item Number: TN4502