Sawtooth Oak is a rapid growing tree. It begins to bear in 4-6 years and is very productive acorn crop is excellent for deer and wildlife. Bears up to 100 lbs/tree at maturity. It has been widely planted because of its prolific and early bearing for an oak tree. Adapted to a variety of soil conditions. Best when planted with another oak for nut production.
|Height||35' - 45'|
|Spread||35' - 50'|
|Tree Form||Central Leader|
|USDA Zone||5 - 9A|
|Blooms||May - June|
|Drops Nuts||September - October|
|Soil||Sandy to clay loam|
|Soil pH||5.5 - 7.0|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Suggested Pollinators||Sawtooth Oak, Pin Oak, White Oak|
|Spacing||35' - 50'|
|Pruning||Oaks require minimal pruning. In early years, light pruning may be used to establish a strong central leader structure.|
|Fertilization||Do not fertilize at planting. Once the trees are established, fertilize in early spring (Mar-April) as growth begins. Do not fertilize in the fall, which could promote late season tender growth that can be damaged by early frosts.|
|Watering||Newly planted trees should be watered regularly. This is the most critical step in the establishment of your new trees. Please see the Watering section under "How to plant and grow" in our Learning Center.|
At Chestnut Hill Outdoors, we’ve been shipping mail order trees for over 30 years. We’re experts at delivering healthy trees to your doorstep. Our trees are container grown in root-enhancing pots, ensuring healthy root systems and much better success upon planting. We ship you the same trees we ship to garden centers and nurseries.