Oak ‘Nadler’ KINDRED SPIRIT

Arbor walk #79

Selected from a batch of chance seedlings collected from the campus of University of Missouri Columbia, this cultivar is a cross between the English Oak and the Swamp White Oak. The tree grows to quite a large size, with a distinct columnar form and beautiful yellow fall color. It is also very resistant to pests and diseases like borers and powdery mildew, making it a resilient landscaping choice.

Name Oak ‘Nadler’
Latin Name Quercus x warei ‘Nadler’
Type Native Cultivar
Diameter 3 1/2” dbh
Color of Leaf Dark green, glossy
Shape of Leaf 3 to 7 lobed, 2” to 5” long
Color of Flower Inconspicuous yellowish-green
Shape of Flower Separate male & female catkins
Fruit Characteristics Acorns oval 1” long on 1” to 3” stalkes, acorn caps extend 1/3 over acorn length
Bark Characteristics Dark gray to black, ridged and furrowed
Foliage Type Deciduous

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