Sawtooth Oak

Sawtooth Oak Quercus acutissima

Average Shipping Height: 2' - 3'
Item #3441
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  • Bare Root
    2' - 3'
    Member Price $8.48
    Reg. Price $13.00
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The Sawtooth Oak grows in zones 5-9.
The sawtooth oak is an attractive and durable shade tree that adapts to a wide range of soil and climate conditions. The leaves add to the visual interest — opening a brilliant yellow to golden yellow color in the spring, turning dark lustrous green in summer and yellow to golden brown in the fall. Its wide-spreading habit also provides great shade.

  • Displays yellow or golden-brown fall leaves
  • Produces acorns that are popular with wildlife
  • One of the fastest-growing trees in youth
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'


Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height


Mature Spread


Growth Rate

Medium to Fast



Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Drought-tolerant, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

Sawtooth oaks produce acorns at a very young age, providing food for many kinds of wildlife, especially wild turkeys.


The native habitat of the sawtooth oak tree is Japan, Korea, China, and the Himalayan Mountain range. The tree was introduced to America in 1862. This oak probably derives its name from the distinctive sawtooth-edged leaves it produces.

Planting Instructions


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