Quercus alba

White Oak

This majestic tree grows best in slighly acidic, well-drained soil. White Oak can grow to a towering 35 metres in height. Needs full sun. The wood is water and rot-resistant and because of this characteristic, white oak is used for wine & whiskey production since it resists leaking.

Height x Width (feet): 66 x 66

Sun Requirements: Requires full sun

Water Requirements: Prefers well drained slightly acidic soils

Urban Friendliness: Good. There are many beautiful white oaks lining Peterborough streets.