The nuttall oak is a highly-adaptable, underused, tough urban shade tree. It is prized by homeowners for its deep, brick-red fall foliage and reddish-purple new twig growth.
Size and Light Requirements
Nuttall oaks prefers sunny locations, and has a slow to moderate growth rate, attaining 40 feet in height in 30 to 40 years.
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All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, D.C.