Southern Red Oak Photo Gallery
Southern Red Oak Habitat
Southern Red Oaks (Quercus falcata) are hardy trees of the eastern hardwood forests. They do best in dry sandy, acidic clay bases soils, but can grow elsewhere.
Southern Red Oak Facts
Southern Red Oaks (Quercus falcata) are a long living oak that thrives in the southeastern United States. They generally grow to roughly 75 ft. but heights over 100 ft. are not uncommon. Its bark is rough, but not deeply furrowed and gets darker with age. Southern Red Oaks are important food sources and nesting site for songbirds. Its wood is very hard and often used commercially for furniture.