name botanical:Quercus coccinea
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 25 m (82 ft)
The leaves of Scarlet oak are green and deeply sinuate. The leaf ends are pointed. The leaf is up to 18 cm (7.1 in) long and up to 13 cm (5.1 in) broad, but can vary greatly in length and width. The leaf margin is smooth.
fall foliage:(Scarlet) red
flowering:May – June
blossom color:greenish - yellowish
The flowers from greenish yellow catkins which sprout with the leaves.
The arcons are brown, oval and up to 2 cm (0.8 in) long
The branches are reddish brown and warty. Buds are pointed brown and ovoid.
bark:The bark is first gray and smooth, later brown and fissured.
root:Taproot-plant with root runners
location:Sun to slight shade
ph value:acid - alkaline
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