< Back To Plant Catalog

Quercus velutina

Quercus velutina
Black Oak

Leaves are shiny green above, and pale green below. Sometimes they have brown hairs underneath. Black Oak leaves turn a beautiful red in the fall.

The bark of Black Oak is smooth and gray on young trees, but as it gets older the bark turns black and thick with deep furrows. The inner bark of this tree is orangish-yellow.

*Very Limited Stock*

Height x Width (feet)

60 x 45

Sun Requirements

Requires full sun

Water Requirements

Normal to dryer conditions

Urban Friendliness


Heritage Value

Some grand black oaks of significant age can be found in historic Inverlea Park

Products Available

>6'      $125.00      Item Number: TN5000