Appearance and hardiness of Oaks vary widely, but all produce acorns preceded by inconspicuous flowers. Single nuts are more or less enclosed in a cuplike cap covered with many closely set scales. In some species, the acorns are edible,with a sweet flavor. Some oaks are widely planted over large areas, while others have a limited rangeQuercus coccinea
Can reach 60–80 ft. tall, 40–60 ft. wide. Pyramidal when young, round topped in maturity.Graybrown bark cracked into irregular plates. Bright green leaves are 3– 6 in. long,with pointed, deeply cut lobes; turn scarlet where fall nights are cold. Rounded,3/4–1-in. acorns half-covered in a bowl-like cap.
Native from Europe to northeastern Asia. Grows to 15 to 25 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide. Broad, 3- to 6...
Upright grower to 10–12 ft. high and wide (this is the only widely sold, upright-growing lacelea...
Gray-green rosettes of many leaves are joined by fine hairs for a cobweb-covered look. Larger rosettes...