Location: There are six Bur Oaks to the right of No. 6 fairway in the wooded area.  The tagged tree is the largest and has been on the course since about 1951.

Tree Information:  Also called “mossy cup Oak”. The largest Burr Oak in Washington is on Maple Street in Walla Walla and is 100’ tall and 107’ crown width. This is an alkaline tolerate tree of the White Oak family.

Size: This is a large hardy tree usually 70 to 80’ with spreads greater than height.

Growth Rate:  Fairly slow at usually 20’ in 20 years.  Slightly faster in Walla Walla.

Foliage Description: Lobed Leaf with 5 to 7 sets of lobes. Corky ridges on stems after first year or two.   The leaves are tomentulose (fuzzy) beneath and shaped somewhat like a bass fiddle.


USDA hardiness zone: 3 to 8

Provenance: Older Trees planted at the time of the installation of the second nine in the 50’s.  The two more recent planted trees are from Schictel’s Nursery directly. These two trees are from seed collected at Durand Eastman Park in Rochester, NY.