Tree

Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak

  • An excellent lawn tree, just be sure to have enough room available
  • Acorns are eaten by many birds and mammals
  • The common name refers to the brilliant fall foliage display

Scarlet Oak has a rounded open habit, 3-6"  green leaves are deeply lobed and bristled at each tip. It is with these thick, green leaves that create the shade any picnicking family searches out. An excellent lawn or street tree - Just be sure to give it the room to handle its mature size.

Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Characteristics and Attributes