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Quercus coccinea


Scarlet Oak


Quercus coccinea - Scarlet Oak

About Scarlet Oak at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to the eastern U.S.

  • Height can exceed 150’, more often not so tall.

  • Leaves have pointy lobes (5-7) and deep, C-shaped sinuses; glossy green above and paler beneath.

  • Acorns are ovoid, 0.5-1”, cup goes halfway down.

  • Fall foliage is scarlet.

  • Uncommon in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes

2502 SE Sherman St

Private, Rear Yard

65' Height

75' Spread

14.7' Circ.

This tree is only partially visible from the street.

Quercus coccinea - Scarlet Oak

3922 N Overlook Blvd

Private, Front Yard

100' Height

111' Spread

12.6' Circ.

Quercus coccinea - Scarlet Oak