The Oak tree, also known as the genus Quercus, is commonly found in the north eastern region. There are approximately 600 different tree species within the Oak family, including deciduous and evergreen species. The Oak tree species can be found in cold temperatures, as well as in tropical temperatures. The Oak tree species has various leaf characteristics that assist in distinguishing each Oak species.
The leaf characteristics are spirally arranged leaves with round and deeply indented margins. Another characteristic that Oak leaves may have is a smooth leaf, with a margin notched like a saw with pointy teeth. The Oak produces a flower in the spring season known as Catkins. Some Oak species also produce acorns that can hold 1 seed within its cupule. Depending on the species, it can take an acorn about 6-18 months to fully mature. Common diseases and pests found within the Oak species are Sudden Oak Death, Oak wilt, wood-boring beetles, root rot in older oak trees, kermes scale, fungus cause powdery mildew, Oak Processionary moth. The tree professionals at our tree company can assist in determining if you, yourself, have an Oak tree on your property.
We have a certified arborist as a part of our professional staff, to help identify the species of trees and any diseases and/or invasive pests that may be affecting your trees. Clearview Tree and Land offers free tree estimates throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Queens, Brooklyn, & NYC areas for tree removal, dead tree removal, tree planting, tree pruning, tree assessments, etc. Call us today at 888-808-4777!