The beauty of an Oak tree creates a focal point in a yard while adding shade, erosion, and control. Oak trees are tall and have a thick bark, the tree itself adds to the value of any property.
The Northern Red Oaks, quercus ruba, is a long-lived tree and one of the fastest-growing Oaks. It would be a perfect shade tree for your yard.
The Swamp White Oak, quercus bicolor, is a striking tree with attractive peeling bark, especially on young trees.
The Overcup Oak, lyrata , have unique traits allowing them to survive and thrive in swampy areas.