Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: acorns
Mature Height: 80ft.
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: low
Soil Requirements: dry
Ships As - Bareroot Plant
Post Oak can be trained to grow as a large shrub. With a height of between 20 and 75 feet, it is an excellent addition to suburban lawns. It prefers full sun and blooms in late spring with green 5-inch-long catkins.
The Post Oak tolerates extreme heat and requires little water. It is a deciduous tree that showcases its interestingly shaped leaves is green summer and deep pumpkin colored orange and yellows in the fall. It is an aggressive grower and should be given plenty of space so as not to compete for resources.
Botanical Name: Quercus stellate
Posted by Erinn D on 21st Feb 2016
I bought two of these, they arrived thoughtfully and carefully packaged, alive and looking healthy. I promptly planted them and gave them 2"-3" of shredded leaf mulch.