Sawtooth Oak

Quercus Acutissima

Tree Description:  A large forest or shade tree up to 100 feet tall. Deciduous.  

Twig/Bark:  Dark gray with lighter gray scales, deeply furrowed and ridged.  

Leaf:  Oblong shape with 10-18 sharp teeth per side. Fall color yellow.  Hangs onto brown leaves until spring.

Flower/Fruit:  Acorn is 15-20 mm long maturing the second season.  Cup broadly bowl shape enclosing 1/3 to 1/2 of the nut with prominent fringe extending beyond the rim. 

Habitat: Edges of upland forests and woodlands, old fields, pastures, roadsides, urban areas.  This species is widely planted for wildlife use.  It is sometimes mistaken for chinquapin or chestnut.

All plants, as well as size, color and cultivar, will vary based upon availability.

13206 Asher Road
Little Rock, AR 72206

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Saturday: 9AM-12PM
Sunday: Closed