Red Oak trees are a Deciduous broadleaf tree with silver grey bark. The Leaves of the red oak trees are indeed similar to those of a sessile oak but are more pointed. Red oak Leaves are dark green in colour fading to a bright red before falling off in Autumn. The Flowers of the Red Oak tree develop into acorns. Red Oak trees Prefers a well drained soil and requires full light and plenty of space in order to mature.
Soil: Moist well drained soil.
Status: Hardy in cold weather.
Position: Full sun, partial shade.
Flowering: Autumn foliage and colour.