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Quercus pagodifolia

Cherrybark Oak

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Cherrybark Oak trees are a highly-valued red oak. Its form makes it a great shade tree. The lustrous green leaves turn copper in fall. It is larger and better formed than other red oaks and commonly grows on more moist sites. It also has heavy strong wood which makes it an excellent timber tree; its wood is used for furniture and interior finish. Many wild animals and birds use the acorns as food. This tree is also a pleasant shade tree and is a fast growing oak tree.

Additional Information:


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USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

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Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU+

Nature Attracting

Songbird

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Features

Nuts

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Food/Small Animals
Nesting
Food/Birds
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