A large long-lived tree, with stout limbs forming a broad crown at maturity. Bur Oak is also called Mossycup Oak. Once established, trees grow one to two feet per year on favorable sites.
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Bur Oak 1.25"
The Bur Oak grows best in fertile loam, but will do well in a wide variety of soils. It is drought tolerant, but prefers moist well-drained soils. This tree loves full sun but will still work with partial shade. Excellent for landscaping yards, and used as wind breaks, although the roots are sensitive to soil compaction.
Common diseases include leaf and twig anthracnose, leaf curl, and stem decay. Commonly damaged by rodents, rabbits, and deer. Leaf and twig galls are commonly found, but rarely damage the tree. Proper deer protection is strongly advised.