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Burr Oak (Quercus macrocarpa)

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$4.99
The Majestic Bur oak has a “can do” attitude unlike any other oak in existence. It can thrive in the most fertile bottomlands and survive on the craggiest hilltops. It can tolerate the coldest of winters to the hottest summers- dry or humid. From the excessively high pH chalky soils...
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The Majestic Bur oak has a “can do” attitude unlike any other oak in existence. It can thrive in the most fertile bottomlands and survive on the craggiest hilltops. It can tolerate the coldest of winters to the hottest summers- dry or humid. From the excessively high pH chalky soils of Texas to the super acid red dirt in Georgia, Bur oak can do it. It can serve as an incredible wildlife tree thanks to the low tannin white oak acorns, or work as a majestic landscape tree that your great grandkids will also be able to enjoy. 
Contrary to popular belief, Bur oaks can grow relatively fast when planted on a better than average site- and stand a great chance of producing acorns before their tenth birthday if given proper care. Our rapid mast bur oaks come from several trees scattered across the Midwest that are heavy producers of small to medium sized acorns. These genetics provide cold hardiness to USDA planting zone 3 where it gets super cold. If you are looking for bur oaks with super large acorns, slightly later drop times, and cold hardiness in zone 4 and south, you should also give our Mastadon bur oaks a try.

Type

Zone:

White Oak section

3 - 9

Soil pH: 4.5 - 7.2
Mature Height: 40' - 100'
Wildlife Value: Acorns attract deer, squirrel, mice, cottontail rabbits, and wood ducks (foliage is also good browse for deer).
Site Preference: Found on both low, rich, moist soils of bottomlands and on limestone or calcareous clay in uplands. Very adaptable oak.
Nut Maturity Date: October to November
Alias: Bastard White Oak

Zone 3-9

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kimberly balasky
a little early to tell

When i picked them up they were just 12 to 14 inch stems. They looked alive though dormant. Ask me in the spring! but everything ive gotten from mossy oak has been really good.

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Claire Westenhaver
Burr oaks arrived in great condition

I've previously ordered Chinkapin and White Oaks from Native Nurseries and they are growing so well that I wanted to add a few Burr Oaks and American Plum trees. The roots of both the Burr Oaks and the plum trees looked so healthy. I planted them in early October in Zone 5b without any issues so far. I can't wait to see them grow. The other oaks really hit the ground running and are 4 feet tall after one year in the ground in less than full sun. I highly recommend the tree protection with stakes. They prevent browsing but they also keep the steady parade of wildlife from trampling trees and shrubs until they have had a chance to establish. Gast shipping and fantastic products.

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Joe Knoll
Burr Oak

The Burr Oaks were only about a third of the size of the other trees included in my order. They were only about a third of the size of the past Burr Oak trees I orded previously. They arrived in good shape and I have high expectations for these trees.

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David B.
BURRY GOOD

Fast ship, arrived in great shape, planted the next day,&doing great so far.

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Jon Low
Healthy

Burr oaks have the biggest nuts. Love the way the tree looks like a giant head of broccoli when it matures too.

Buy these tree with no regrets. They grow super fast... usually 2-3' in the 1st couple years in my area then they really start taking off after year 3-4.

Orders without a specific ship date selected at check out are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. In order to ensure our seedlings are delivered in the best shape we do not ship on Friday Saturday or Sunday. You may select a shipping date up to six weeks from purchase date at check out.
No Refund Policy: Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries (Nativ Nurseries) guarantees that our product will arrive in good condition, alive, and true to its name as labeled. We take care in packaging our products. If your order is incorrect or does not arrive in good condition, contact our customer service desk within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product to report any mistake in your order or damage to the product. No refunds will be given however but, we will fix our mistake or rectify any damage by replacing the product at our expense. Nativ Nurseries makes no warranty, expressed or implied for any certain rate of growth or productivity for any of our plant products. Nativ Nurseries will not be responsible for crop failure, damage to products after the customer has received an order, or injuries due to non-recommended zone planting, frost damage, or any man made or natural cause beyond our control. Nativ Nurseries will consider replacing an order if a claim is made in writing or e-mail within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product explaining in detail what problems have occurred. However, Nativ Nurseries reserves the right to refuse replacement at any time.
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