Bur oak trees are very special. They are found within northern America. They range from a variety of sizes and growth is depending of how they are naturally cared for. In spring, these bur oak trees grow yellow flowers. Homeowners who decide to plant the bur oak tree need to have bigger backyards because of the sizes. These trees are suppose to live up to 300 years. These trees need to be watered daily and cared for.
- Mighty and majestic, the bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) is a survivor. Its massive trunk and rough bark help it exist in a very broad natural range in a variety of habitats
- Bur oak trees are medium to large sized trees. They are deciduous members of the white oak group and grow to heights between 60 and 150 feet tall (18 to 46 m.).
- Bur oak trees produce yellow catkin flowers in springtime, but they are not particularly showy. The acorns are oval with fringed cups, and offer a good food source for wildlife
“Bur oaks, also called mossycup oak, are decidedly impressive oak trees native to North America.”