Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. The autumn colour of Quercus rubra is somewhat dependant upon the soil pH and the foliage will produce a better, stronger autumn colour in more acidic soils.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Quercus rubra grows to be a large tree with a branching rounded crown.
Height: 25 m (82 ft)
Spread: 20 m (65 ft)
Notes: Quercus rubra is more tolerant of atmospheric pollution than many other species of Oak. This Oak is also known as Quercus borealis.