Yellow Chestnut Oak
Yellow Oak, Chestnut Oak, Mountain Chestnut Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak, Rock Oak
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
VT to VA, West to NE, TX and Mexico
Source of plant
Doug Goldman, Anna Forester, Guy Sternberg, Plant Collections Consortium, KY , US National Arboretum, University of Guelph Arboretum, Forrest Keeling Nursery, F. Robert Wesley, Ruth Nix
Weakly rounded in youth but of dapper outline; with maturity developing an open, rounded crown; reaches 40' to 50' in height under landscape conditions, but can, and often does, reach 70' to 80' in the wild; spread usually exceeds height at maturity. Fall color varies from yellow to orangish-brown to brown.
USDA Hardiness Zone