White Oak Tree Seeds

**Orders containing large seeds are only eligible for parcel shipping rates.**

(Quercus alba) Deciduous Zones 3-9  ** sow seeds as soon as you receive them, I'm ready to sprout - no pre-treatment needed! ; ) **

One of our absolute favourite trees, the White Oak stands strong and impressive. Its branches reach wide out horizontally from the trunk and from a strong canopy.

The leaves are blue green in the summer, turning to orange brown and red in the fall. The bark is grey and mostly smooth developing slight furrows as it matures. 

Mature trees reach 60-80 feet and grow in a wide range of soils, though they prefer moist, well draining loamy soils. 


Cold Hardiness: Zones 3 - 9

Edible: Fruit flesh technically edible, extremely sour and extremely bitter

Size: Medium-Large

Growth Rate: Slow-Medium

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: Yes - Eastern North America

Germination: 60-80%

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained, loamy, acidic 



- No seed pre-treatment soak needed**

*NOTE* 11/28/22 Sow White Oak seeds immediately upon receipt in pots, or a nursery bed using standard potting soil.  make sure to mulch and keep soil moist and well-draining. 

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 


 Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $8.99

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