Growing Zones: 2-9 outdoors(hardy down to -40℉) 2-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 40-100 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 30-70 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Quercus alba
- Does Not Ship To:
- AZ, CA, FL, LA, OR, WI
A Classic Shade Tree That Stands the Test of Time
Invest in a durable tree that will provide your family with timeless beauty for generations to come. The White Oak tree is a classic American tree that will give your landscape a sense of nostalgia and familiarity. This is a tree that can grow with your family forever.
The White Oak is an ageless American tree. The White Oak is beloved in the American landscape. Serving as the state tree for Illinois, Connecticut and Maryland, history has proven that this tree will never wear out its welcome.
It's no wonder people across the country, for centuries, have loved this tree. The White Oak survives in nearly any soil condition and environment. It presents itself as a strong and sturdy tree, growing up to 100ft. with a canopy just as wide. It's just as strong as looks, surviving in urban and rural landscapes alike. From Minnesota down to Florida, you'll appreciate growing this majestic tree in your yard.
Just plant it and watch it grow. Plant the White Oak on a weekend and enjoy the journey of this tree's growth for the rest of your life. With very little attention and care, your tree will grow 12"-24" each year. If your trees grows up to 100', then that means you'll watch this tree continue to grow for the rest of your life.
Plant a tree for your family that they'll enjoy for generations. White Oaks have been known to live up to 500 years, though most will live 200-300. Your great-grandchildren and beyond will tell stories about this tree for centuries to come.
The White Oak is the perfect shade tree. With a huge, tall trunk and a majestic set of leaves and branches that form a wide crown, your family will love sitting under the shade of the White Oak.
The simple leaves transition beautifully through the seasons. The White Oak leaves start out as a delicate pink tinted gray in the early spring. As spring transitions to summer, the leaves turn into a classic green and then evolve into a rich brown in the autumn.
There's no comparison to the strength of the White Oak. The wood of the White Oak has been used for ages to make wine and whiskey barrels. Its resistance to water damage and rot, paired with its durability, make it the choice wood of American coopers. The wood is so strong it is even used to make weapons in some martial arts!
Make your family proud and plant your White Oak today. Having a White Oak in your yard is a mark of strength and timelessness. By planting this tree, you'll be making a statement about your family that will live on for centuries. Don't hesitate to make a bold statement in your yard today.
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Fast growing trees is an outstanding company with quality merchandise.
My first oak died it took a beating during shipment. I called fast growing trees and within a week I had the replacement planted and it's doing fine. Thanks so much for your customer care support.
Awesome then stolen!
The trees showed up in great shape and settled into their new homes well just outside our house for almost a month. Then someone came and stole all three! A white oak and two Crape Myrtles!! Devastating but they must have looked so good someone had to have them....we'll try again some day.
Received the tree in good shape. It was well packaged and exactly what was described and what I expected. This is the 9th tree I have purchased from fast growing trees and will continue to purchase more.
Planting & Care
Planting Instructions: Plant your White Oak in a spot in your yard that receives at least 4 hours of direct sunlight each day. Pick a spot that will give this tree plenty of room to grow. You'll want to give this tree at least 50' of space. The more open the space, the wider this tree will grow. The White Oak prefers acidic soil that has abundant amounts of natural fungi. If you live in poor soil or urban soil conditions, be sure to add a significant amount of compost or manure to your soil. After you plant the tree, tamp down the soil until it is firm. Thoroughly water the base of the tree, so that water penetrates the roots. Spread a good amount of mulch around the base of the tree to retain moisture. You may want to cage in your tree at the beginning of its life as deer and rabbit will eat the young stalks of the tree.
Watering: Water the tree to keep the ground moist. Watering deeply, once a week, should be enough to help your young tree establish roots. Once your tree matures, you only need to water in the dry seasons where you get less than 1 inch per month. Keep in mind, the tree can take up to 50 years to reach full maturity
Maintenance: The White Oak is very easy to care for and is very resistant to many problems that common urban trees have. Fertilizing once a year and occasional pruning to thin overcrowded branches is not necessary for your White Oak to thrive, but may be beneficial to ensure larger growth. You will likely see insects on your tree throughout its life, but they are not harmful. The White Oak is susceptible to some diseases, but pruning any diseased branches as it grows will prevent the tree's mortality. An occasional watchful eye and consistent moisture levels is all this tree needs to survive its youth and mature.
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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
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