Shingle Oak

Quercus imbricaria

As the name implies, the shingle oak was once commonly used for shingle production. This medium-sized shade tree has beautiful rounded leaves more closely resembling a laurel than an oak.

Size and Light Requirements

Shingle oaks prefers full sun, is slow growing, and will attain 30 feet in height in about 40 years.

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You can get up to $100 back for planting this tree yourself through our tree rebate program.

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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, DC.

Photo Credits

Krzysztof Ziarnek, chhe