Oregon White Oak


Out of stock

Quercus garryana

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Prefers full sun

Soil Conditions: Well drained soils

Special Uses:  Timber, supports pollinators, birds, hummingbirds

Forms wide spreading branches and is slow growing. Important wildlife species.

Habitat Notes: Can thrive in a variety of sites from dry, exposed slopes to moist riparian areas.  Needs full sun and plenty of space.  Do not plant with conifers or fast growing hardwoods.

ID Notes:  Leaf is distinctly lobed and shiny.  Bark is grey. The county’s only native oak. The only local tree that produces acorns.



SKU: 12 Categories: ,


Height at 20 yrs. 20 ft. Deer Browse Low
Mature Height 80 ft. Wildlife Value High
Growth Rate Slow Timber Value Moderate, niche market
Lifespan Long Resprout Ability Yes
Moisture Use Low Hardiness Moderate
Drought Tolerance High  
Sun Tolerance High  

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Photo Credits: The Wild Garden, www.nwplants.com