Tree Type: In addition to its notable strength, Bur Oak has other attributes that make it a splendid tree for urban landscapes. It provides food for squirrels, dense shade, and is resistant to air pollution and heat stress. Its generally slow growth is compensated by longevity that may exceed 200 to 300 years.​

Growth Rate: Slow

Mature Size: Grows to a heights of 70–80' and a spread of  about 80' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Full sun

Soil Preference:
 The Bur Oak grows in Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought Tolerant, Loamy, Sandy, Well Drained, Wet, Wide Range soils.​

Zone: 3-8