#144 Post Oak (Quercus stellata)

This tree stands like a sentinel in the front yard of a private home in south Charlotte. After purchasing the house, the current owners were told by long-time neighborhood residents that this oak was one of the oldest trees in Charlotte.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 149"
  • Height (Ft.): 72'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 98'
  • Total Points: 246

More Information

  • Nominated By: Tracy Chreene
  • Year Added: 2022
  • Owned By: Tracy Chreene
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Providence Plantation
  • Property Type: Private home
  • Nearest Address: Private Address
  • Ecological Value: Post Oaks get their name from their bur-like acorn cups that encloses a majority of the nut. They are also very resistant to fire damage.