Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

This hardy, drought-tolerant oak is slow-growing and long-lived. Tolerant of urban conditions. Needs full sun and will grow in a wide variety of soils. A medium-sized tree, growing to 20 metres.

Height x Width (feet): 66 x 66

Sun Requirements: Requires full sun

Water Requirements: Dry to wet conditions

Urban Friendliness: Excellent

Heritage Values: There are a number of heritage sized bur oak throughout Peterborough. The huge oaks at Nicholls Oval Park are bur oaks.