Water Oak - Quercus nigra

 
FAMILY - Fagaceae
CULTURE - Sun or part shade
FLOWER - Catkins
FOLIAGE - Glossy green, semi evergreen, alternate 1 1/2-3 inch long leaves
FORM - Semi-conical
FRUIT - Acorn
GROWTH RATE - Rapid
HARDINESS - Hardy throughout state
MOISTURE - Medium
PRUNING - Train when young
SIZE - Grows 50-75 feet tall with a spread of 30-40 feet
SOIL - Good drainage and medium fertility
TEXTURE - Medium
USE - Specimen