Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days , or until radicle emergence
Germination: sow 2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Looking for an impressive tree? Look no further than the Quercus macrocarpa, also known as the Bur Oak. This species of oak is one of the largest and most massive oaks out there, boasting a height of up to 30m and a trunk diameter of up to 3m. It can live to be up to 400 years old and grows in the eastern and midwestern United States, as well as south-central Canada. It's often cultivated for use as a street tree or in gardens and parks, and is one of the most tolerant of urban conditions. With its rugged bark and impressive size, the Bur Oak is an impressive addition to any landscape.