Oak, Sawtooth 1-0
Zone 5-9 ☼
Sawtooth oak is an attractive, large, deciduous tree, 50 feet in height or taller with a rounded, broad, pyramidal shape. New spring leaves are an attractive, bright yellow-green and fall color varies from dull yellow to brown. It is a vigorous-growing tree that produces acorns at age 15 or slightly before. The acorns of sawtooth oak are large (1-inch long) and are produced in large quantities in the fall. They are quite popular with wildlife. Sawtooth oak prefers a well-drained, acid soil but will adapt to most soils except highly alkaline. Trees grow best in well-drained soil in the full sun. Irrigation helps trees become established, but, once established, they grow very fast without irrigation.