Oak Tree
Jim Robbins for NCSU Extension

Oak Leaves
Wendy Cutler for NCSU Extension

Common Name:  Oak; varieties include White Oak (noted here), Pin Oak, Black Oak, and Red Oak

Scientific NameQuercus spp.; Quercus alba 

Mature Height and Width: Hgt: 50-80 feet; Width: 50-80 feet 

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type):  Grown in rich, moist, acidic, well-drained loams in full sun. Adapts to a wide variety of soil conditions with good drought tolerance.

Bloom Time:  May

Flower Color:  Yellowish-green

Pollinator Type:  All types; larval host to many moths/butterflies; acorns are food source for variety of wildlife