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Sawtooth Oak

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The Sawtooth Oak is a fast growing shade tree that looks almost regal in the landscape. You and your family can enjoy this tree for generations.

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Sawtooth Oak

Finally a mighty oak that grows mighty fast!

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

5-6 ft.
Oversized Fee: $7.00 each

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Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

4-5 ft.

Ships Tomorrow
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List: $119.95
Sale: $89.96
6 at $85.46 ea.
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

3-4 ft.
3 left in stock
Ships Tomorrow
Tue, Sep 2
List: $93.95
Sale: $70.46
6 at $66.94 ea.
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Sawtooth Oak
Planting Kit
Planting Kit Oak Trees Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. Oak Trees Slow Release Fertilizer Tablets. Your tree will get the optimal nutrition when it needs it most.
Fungi Tree Guard Fertilizer Tabs
Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard Fertilizer Tablets
$19.95
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Planting Mix for Oak Trees
Sawtooth Oak Planting Mix

Helps your Sawtooth Oak get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$13.95
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TreeGator® Jr.
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

DIEHARD Transplant
$29.95
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Sawtooth Oak
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


DIEHARD Transplant
$9.95
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Our most popular Oak Tree!

Its dependable growth coupled with its unique form makes the Sawtooth Oak a very attractive and desirable tree.

This majestic tree is perfect for lining driveways and streets, allowing for a very stately feel and impression along a road or lane.

A durable tree, standing strong against pollution and most diseases, it offers longevity – quickly maturing to a height of 60 ft.

The Sawtooth Oak's lustrous green leaves change gracefully in the fall to clear yellow or golden brown.

The edges have a zigzag shape, which give the tree the name Sawtooth.

Our Sawtooth Oaks are easily transplantable because of their strong and adaptable root systems.

They are tolerant of most soils and climates.

 

 

 

 

 

 




Growing Zones: 5-9

Mature Height: 40-60 ft.
Mature Width: 40-60 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Very Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Quercus acutissima
Does not ship to: AZ, CA, FL, LA, OR, WI
Growing Zones 5-9
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 5-9
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It's Easy to Plant your Sawtooth Oak


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Sawtooth Oak.

If you're planting a hedge, mark out a visual guide by placing stakes five to six feet apart and looping string around them. Plant the where the stakes are and they'll grow together to make a dense privacy screen.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Sawtooth Oak gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Sawtooth Oak again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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All I know is these Sawtooth Oak trees have been abused and they keep growing. I ordered three. Two have been eaten by deer; down to the nub and they grew back. One ""died"" but had a new shoot growing within the day. It now stands three feet tall. Oh, and the temperature has been over 100 everyday, but still they grow. Wow. I cant wait to see how they grow over the next year. I like the way you people do business and consequently, youll always be the first site I check when Im looking for a specific product
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December 31, 2012
Great trees and grow just as advertised. They are extremely well packed for shipping, arrived healthy, and have grown substanially in just the first year. Great customer service too
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Trees arrived healthy, extremely well packed, and on time. They are all thriving! Pam was a great help
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What type of growth rate from the oroginal 6' size do I expect to see in Kansas. Also, it sayd oversize fee $7.00. Can you explain? Are taller treees available?
A shopper on Jun 16, 2014
Best Answer: The Sawtooth Oak can grow about 3 to 4 feet a year. The oversize fee comes from FedEx, due to shipping such a large item. More work and time is put into carefully handling larger items. The 5 to 6 foot size is currently our largest size available.
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do you have pin oak trees?
A shopper on Aug 24, 2014
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We are needing to replace Bradford Pear Trees that currently line both sides of our driveway in east Tennessee, just outside Smoky Mountains National Park. Would the Sawtooth Oak be a good replacement? If so, how far apart should they be planted? How far from the edge of the driveway?
Wes G on Jul 28, 2014
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I ned shade trees. would be in hot sun all day long.I live in phenix city al. I am speaking of sawtooth oak.?
A shopper on Jul 13, 2014
Best Answer: Well, the sawtooth oak can be a large tree after many years. However, the branches don't exactly cover the space until about 10 years. I suggest something different - something that grows faster.
Hope that helps.
Reply · Report · Dianne T on Jul 13, 2014
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Does it have seeds like maple or birch trees have? (Sawtooth Oak)
Elisa on Jun 16, 2014
Best Answer: I bought 2 and they've had one (1) growing season. Planted probably 3-4 feet tall. Now a little over 6 feet tall. Don't thing they will ever have seeds. Could change over time though.
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Do you have what they call red tag trees that don't grow perfectly, and are sold for maybe $10 a tree?
RICHARD B on Jul 25, 2014
Best Answer: Red tags on trees often indicate that the tree has been treated for a pest like Ash Borers. I don't believe we offer the trees you're referring to.
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Does the sawtooth oak tree produce acorns?
A shopper on Jul 22, 2014
Best Answer: Yes. The Sawtooth Oak produces acorns.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 25, 2014
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Where are you located and what is the name of your company?
A shopper on Jun 25, 2014
Best Answer: Located in southern edge of Arkansas Ozark region. Tree planted in very rocky red soil with good soil added to planting hole. Very healthy after a cold winter and wet spring/ summer.
Reply · Report · Suni L on Jun 27, 2014
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what is the cost to purchase a 30+ foot oak tree and have it planted?
A shopper on Aug 28, 2014
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Can I Plant Now?

Yes... Your Sawtooth Oak can be planted any time of year... even Winter. Roots will continue to grow on warm days, giving your tree a head-start for Spring. 

How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

Additional Info for Those Who Love to Read:

Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
 
Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $8.95
$15.00-$23.99 $11.95
$24.00-$39.99 $14.95
$40.00-$79.99 $18.95
$80.00-$98.99 $23.95
$99+ 28% of order total

Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.