Excellent Acorn Production on a Small Tree
This hybrid oak begins producing acorns at a young age, when the trees are only 3-6’ tall. The acorns ripen early in the season starting in September. Medium growth rate, Burgambel averages 1-2 ft. per year. The acorns usually have very low tannin content, making them great for wildlife and almost edible for humans right from the tree. Burgambel develops a compact, rather bushy crown to 40 ft. Trees have various shapes and sizes, some round others upright. Avoid poorly drained, soggy soils.