The Saw tooth Oak Tree will grow up to 24” in a single year.
They can reach a mature height of 40’-60’ tall. This shade tree grows in zones 5-9 in the full sun. They should be planted in acidic, moist well-drained clay and can tolerate drought conditions. It gets its name from saw-like teeth along the edges of the leaves. The oblong leaves are 3.5”-7.5” long and change colors throughout the year. They open a brilliant yellow, then turn more golden in the spring. In the summer, they are a glossy dark green and become a golden brown in fall. The leaves tend to stay on the tree for most of the winter. The Sawtooth Oak Tree grows catkins in early April. They usually show up before leaves begin to open. This stunning tree will also grow acorns that measure about 1” in length.
The Saw tooth Oak tree is a member of the Beech family. It makes an excellent shade tree for the backyard for your family and friends in warmer weather.
In the forest, it provides food and shade for wildlife that lives there. This tree is from eastern Asia and was introduced to the United States during the 1920's. The tree is also known to have grown in China, Korea, and Japan. The leaves of the Sawtooth Oak are four to eight inches long. They are shiny green in the summer and turn brown in the fall. They often stay on the tree most of the winter. The tree produces 1-inch acorns with caps as the fruit of the tree. The acorn takes 18 months to mature. Birds often eat the acorns. This medium sized tree grows quickly. The bark is dark gray with furrows. It is often planted in North America and Europe. This tree makes an excellent shade tree for homes, apartment building, condos or offices building.
The perfect tree to put in a picnic or barbecue area.
Mature Height:40'-60' high
Growth: Medium to Fast
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: It grows in acidic, loamy, moist, and varied soils.
Botanical name: Quercus Acutissima
Saw Tooth Oak Tree