• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate grower to 60 to 80 ft. tall, 35 to 40 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Fall Color
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:KWER-kus REW-bra
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 60 to 80 ft. tall, 35 to 40 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Design IdeasA beautiful specimen tree for sizeable homesites and suburban yards. Exceptional street tree and for large scale effects in institutional planting. American native suitable for naturalization in open space and reforestation projects in rural or urban applications.
    Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Burning Bush (Euonymus); Spirea (Spiraea); Serviceberry (Amelanchier); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. May be watered deeply, less frequently, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    Lore:
    This is from the fact that the ancient tree-worshipping tribes often queried very large old oak trees believed to contain powerful spirits that could foretell the future.