Willow Oaks are a widely used shade tree around the United States. It grows pretty quickly and it provides great shade. Not to be confused with a weeping willow, this tree is indeed an oak tree, but the leaves of the willow oak tree look like willow leaves. In good conditions the willow oak tree will grow pretty quickly once established. A handsome oak with willow-like leaves. Foliage is light to bright green in summer and yellow, yellow-brown and russet in fall. Relatively fast-growing, it tolerates poorly drained soil. Prefers acid soil and full sun. Grows to 40'-60' with a 35' spread. These willow oak trees are typically found growing near rivers and creeks, they can grow in wet areas and do tend to soak up a lot of water like a weeping willow does! Once established, they are very drought resistant. These made a great hard shade tree that is beautiful.
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to: CA, Alaska, Hawaii or Arizona
Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD MUST be shipped Bareroot.
average shipping height is 12” or so on average. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Name: Willow Oak
Other Names: Quercus phellos
Grow Zone: 5 to 9
Growth Speed: Medium to Fast
Light Requirements: Likes Full Sun
Average Full Grown Height: 40' to 60'
Average Full Grown Width: 35'
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 100 years