Prefers rich, sandy, well-drained, acidic soil in full sun.
With space, this medium to large tree will develop a large spreading crown giving shade cover.
Black oaks are difficult to transplant due to their extensive taproot.
A medium shade tree for massive open space.
Large trees were selected to remain as part of the original Frederick Law Olmsted design. Our collection has trees ranging from 130 to 150 years old.