#030 Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)

Little is known about the history of this tree, it achieved Treasure Tree status in 1992, but is now gone. It stood at the north side of the Queens Road and Granville Road intersection. The Willow Oak is one of the most popular trees around Charlotte. It’s a large member of the Oak family with Willow-like leaves. Foliage is bright to deep green in the summer and yellow/yellow-brown in the fall.

Statistics (1992)

  • Circumference (In.): 212"
  • Height (Ft.): 125'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 45'
  • Total Points: 348

More Information

  • Nominated By: Bill Logan
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Wesley Mancini
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: Myers Park
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: Willow Oak acorns are preferred by whitetail deer, squirrels and songbirds. Willow Oaks are the primary street trees around the picturesque streets of Myers Park.