Information About Oak Trees

Nothing is as stately as an old oak tree growing in the landscape. There are many types of oak trees that can be grown too. Learn everything you need to know about how to grow an oak tree along with subsequent oak tree care using the information and tips found in the following articles.

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Landscaping Beneath Oaks – What Will Grow Under Oak Trees

By Teo Spengler

Limited planting under an oak tree is possible as long as you keep the tree’s cultural requirements in mind. Learn more about planting under an oak tree here.

Xylella And Oaks: What Causes Oak Bacterial Leaf Scorch

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Plant diseases in trees can be tricky things. Xylella leaf scorch on oaks is one of these confusing, difficult to diagnose diseases. What is xylella leaf scorch? Click this article to learn more about oak bacterial leaf scorch.

Cork Oak Information – Learn About Cork Oak Trees In The Landscape

By Teo Spengler

Have you ever wondered what corks are made of? They are often made from the bark of cork oak trees. For more cork oak information, including tops about growing a cork oak tree, the following article should help. Click here to learn more.

Knopper Gall Information – What Causes Deformed Acorns On Oak Trees

By Amy Grant

My oak tree has ridged, knobby, sticky looking formations on the acorns. They're pretty odd looking and make me wonder what's wrong with my acorns. The most likely culprit is knopper galls. Click here for additional knopper gall information.

Nuttall Oak Information – Tips For Nuttall Oak Tree Care

By Teo Spengler

Many gardeners are not familiar with nuttall oak trees (Quercus nuttallii). What is a nuttall oak? It is a tall deciduous tree native to this country. For more nuttall oak information, including tips on how to grow a nuttall oak, click the article that follows.

Willow Oak Tree Care – How To Grow A Willow Oak Tree

By Liz Baessler

Willow oak trees are very popular shade and specimen trees. Because they are fast growing and fill out with an attractive, branching shape, they are a frequent choice in parks and along wide streets. Learn more about willow oak tree care in this article.

What Is A Bur Oak Tree: Learn About Bur Oak Care In Landscapes

By Teo Spengler

Mighty and majestic, the bur oak is a survivor. Its massive trunk and rough bark help it exist in a very broad natural range in a variety of habitats - from bottomlands to dry uplands. What is a bur oak? For bur oak information and tips on bur oak care, click this article.

Oak Tree Gall Mites: Learn How To Get Rid Of Oak Mites

By Teo Spengler

Oak leaf gall mites are more of a problem for humans than for oak trees. These insects live inside the galls on oak leaves. So exactly what are oak leaf mites? What is effective in treating oak mites? If you want more information about these oak leaf itch mites, click here.

White Oak Tree Facts – What Are White Oak Tree Growing Conditions

By Liz Baessler

White oak trees are North American natives. Their branches provide shade, their acorns feed wildlife, and their fall colors dazzle everyone who sees them. Learn some white oak tree facts and how to include them in the landscape of your home right here.

Pin Oak Growth Rate: Tips On Planting A Pin Oak Tree

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Pin oak trees are mighty oaks that have held their ground as a fast growing, native shade tree in the eastern part of the United States for hundreds of years. Learn more about pin oak growth rate and using pin oaks in landscapes in this article.

Water Oak Tree Care: Growing Water Oak Trees In The Landscape

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Water oak trees are ornamental shade trees and have an ease of care that makes them perfect in the landscape. But be aware that these plants are short-lived, surviving 30 to 50 years. Click the following article for more water oak information.

What Is Sudden Oak Death: Learn About Symptoms Of Sudden Oak Death

By Jackie Carroll

Sudden oak death is a deadly disease of oak trees in coastal areas of California and Oregon. Once infected, trees can't be saved. Find out how to protect oak trees in this article. Click here to get more information on this disease.

Columnar Oak Information: What Are Columnar Oak Trees

By Teo Spengler

If you think your yard is too small for oak trees, think again. Columnar oak trees offer the magnificent green lobed foliage and ridged bark that other oaks have, without taking up all that space. Learn more about them in this article.

Live Oak Tree Care: Learn How To Grow A Live Oak Tree

By Teo Spengler

If you want a graceful, spreading shade tree that is an American native, live oak might be the tree you are looking for. Get more information about how to grow a live oak tree and live oak tree care in this article.

Oak Apple Gall Info: How To Get Rid Of Oak Galls

By Teo Spengler

Oak apple galls look like small, round fruit but they are actually plant deformities caused by oak apple gall wasps. If you want to know how to get rid of oak galls, click this article for oak apple gall treatment and information.

Red Oak Tree Information: How To Grow A Red Oak Tree

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Red oak is a handsome, adaptable tree that thrives in nearly any setting. It provides glorious summer shade and reliable fall color for many years to come. Click here for red oak tree information, then learn how to grow a red oak tree.

Facts About Willow Oak Trees – Willow Oak Tree Pros And Cons

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Willow oaks are no relation to willows but they seem to soak up water in a similar fashion. Where do willow oak trees grow? They thrive in floodplains and near streams or marshes, but are remarkably drought tolerant, too. Click here to learn more.

Chinkapin Oak Trees – Tips On Growing A Chinkapin Oak Tree

By Teo Spengler

Some facts about chinkapin trees help you recognize them as part of the oak tree family. For example, chinkapin oak trees, like all oaks, grow clusters of buds at the end of branches. This article provides more chinkapin oak information.

Common Oak Trees: Oak Tree Identification Guide For Gardeners

By Jackie Carroll

Oaks come in many sizes and shapes, and you?ll even find a few evergreens in the mix. Whether you are looking for the perfect tree for your landscape or want to learn to identify the different types of oak trees, this article can help.

Propagating Oak Trees – Learn How To Grow An Oak Tree

By Jackie Carroll

Oak trees are among the most common tree species found in forests, but their number are declining. You can help the tree recover its former glory by starting and planting oak tree seedlings following the instructions in this article.

What Is Oak Wilt: Learn About Oak Wilt Treatment And Prevention

By Kristi Waterworth

In some areas, oak wilt is becoming endemic, affecting both young and mature oak trees. Read this article to learn about this important disease of oaks. Click here to get additional information.

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