Height: 60-75 feet
Light: full sun
Good street tree
Naturalist Joseph S. Illick described the northern red oak as “one of the handsomest, cleanest, and stateliest trees in North America.” (National Wildlife Federation and Arborday blog.)
Oak, Northern Red
Pollinator value: Medium -- yet according to Doug Tallamy it is the third most important tree for biodiversity behind the White Oak and Black Oak.
Brilliant fall color AND "a wide crown you can walk or dine under." (National Wildlife Federation blog).