Hill’s oak

Quercus ellipsoidalis (Hill’s oak)

Botanical Name Quercus ellipsoidalis
Common Name Hill’s oak
Family Fagaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 7
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 50-70ft x 40-60ft (15-20m x 12-18m)
Flower Color Small Yellowish-Green
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region. Oaks Host more Species of Moths/Butterflies than any other plants.
Location in Lurie Garden East Meadow