Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Although it primarily grows in dry, rocky soils in the wild, it seems to prefer moist fertile loams in cultivation. Relatively good drought tolerance. May take up to 30 years for this tree to bear a first crop of acorns.One of the more alkaline tolerant oaks, this handsome tree has large sharp-toothed leaves that are a dark yellow-green above with a white cast to the underside. * 2006 GreaPlants Winner & ReTree suggested species

NATIVE RANGE

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Map courtesy of USDA-NRCS Plants Database.

Additional information

Scientific Name

Quercus muehlenbergii

Height

40-60'

Spread

50'

Shape

Rounded, open

Foilage

Dark green

Fall Foilage

Yellow, orange, brown

Native To

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