Maximum Height of Oak Trees

The maximum height of oak trees varies according to variety and growing conditions. As of 2010, the tallest measured United States oak--at 146 feet--was a chestnut oak in Fairfax, Virginia. Live, bur, pin, scarlet and willow oaks also measured more than 130 feet in 2010.

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