Narrow, lance-shaped leaves grace the branches of the Willow Oak. It looks like a willow, but is truly an oak. It is the best oak for overall texture and form. The Willow Oak is a relatively fast growing oak. It has pyramidal form. During the summer the leaves are light to bright green, turning yellow to russet brown in fall. Insignificant yellow green flowers bloom in spring. The small acorns provide food for a variety of wildlife. The Willow Excellent shade tree or street tree. Great for large lawn and landscape areas. Can be used near water sources.
Quercus phellos grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 40 to 60 feet tall with a spread of 30 to 40 feet. Plant in zones 5 to 9. Tolerates air pollution.
Care & Shipping Notes
Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. Will tolerate a variety of soil types, including clay. Wilt, blight, root rot, anthracanose, blisters, cankers, leaf spot and powdery mildew may affect oak trees. Caterpillars, scale, oak skeletonizer, gall, leaf bugs, lace miners, borers and nut weevils may be pests. The Willow Oak is a low maintenance tree that is generally long lived. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. We do not ship plants to California due to Department of Agriculture regulations.