Northern Black Oak
Genus: Quercus Spread: 45
Species: velutina Shape: Oval to rounded
Cultivar: Foliage: Dark green
Zone: 4 Flower:
Type: ??? Fruit:
Final Height: 50 Fall Color: Rusty red

Very similar in appearance to Red Oak, differences include its ability to thrive on poor and varied soils. Naturally occurring trees are often found on poor sandy sites or heavy clay hillsides. Deeply furrowed bark on mature trees is nearly black.

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