#077 White Oak (Quercus alba)

This White Oak used to stand on Matheson Avenue, which was rerouted to save this tree during construction in 1953. In 2013, the original lot was subdivided and the tree was removed. It was so large it extended over all four lanes of Matheson Avenue.

Statistics (1997)

  • Circumference (In.): 180"
  • Height (Ft.): 109'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 88'
  • Total Points: 311

More Information

  • Nominated By: Lenore Jones Deutsch
  • Year Added: 1997
  • Owned By: Shawn and Cassandra Huebel
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: NoDa
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: White Oaks are characterized by a wide spreading crown. The name comes from the bark, which is ashy (white) gray and variable in appearance. White Oaks only reliably produce acorns once they hit 50-100 years old.