Sawtooth Oak
Sawtooth Oak
Sawtooth Oak

Sawtooth Oak

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Shipments to the deep South will go out Dec-Feb and we will work our way northward as the ground thaws out. We'll finish up in far Northern states like WI and MN in late April to early May. A notification will be sent prior to shipment with tracking info.

For more exact timing based on your location please see our Shipping Date Map

All trees will be dormant so cold temps do not affect them. As long as your ground is thawed enough to dig, you're good to plant. Freezes after planting won't hurt them.

Trees are covered by our Survival Guarantee as long as you protect them with a tree tube and follow warranty conditions. See full warranty conditions here: Survival Guarantee

Mycorrhizae is a beneficial soil fungus that grows on the roots of your trees and helps them take up water and nutrients more effectively. Similar to inoculating plants like beans and peas prior to planting. If you select this option we will include a packet of mycorrhizae granules with your trees. Just sprinkle in the hole prior to planting and you're good to go. We don't plant anything here at the farm without using it ourselves!

When you buy from us you can rest assured that you're going to end up with a healthy growing tree come spring. We guarantee that all our trees will emerge from dormancy so you don't have to worry about spending your money on something that may or may not bud out come spring. Just follow the recommendations in our planting instructions and your tree is covered.

You must protect your trees with one of our tree tubes for this guarantee to apply.

For all details and conditions, see here: Survival Guarantee

Orders placed now are for SPRING 2024 shipment

These orders will ship at the proper time for Spring planting in your region from Dec-May. See our Shipping Date Map to see when orders will ship to your state. All trees will be shipped dormant and bare root.


Sawtooth Oak

If you want to add a great fall food source to your land but don’t want to wait decades for it to start producing then sawtooth oaks are a great choice for you. Sawtooth oaks are one of the earliest producing oaks with acorn production starting in only 6-8 years. Sawtooths are heavy producers and have large crops of very palatable acorns every year. Its no surprise that sawtooth oaks are the most popular oak planted for wildlife. Deer and turkeys alike can’t get enough of the acorns produced by these oaks.

Sawtooth oaks are easy to grow and do well in a wide range of soil types and climates and require little to no maintenance after they get established. They prefer acidic, well drained soil and full sun. Suitable for USDA growing zones 5-9.




You must protect your trees with one of our Tree Tubes to be covered under our Survival Guarantee. Please read the full details here


Variety: Quercus acutissima

Height: 45’-55’

Nut size: ¾”-1 ¼” diameter

Time till production: 6-8 years

Drop time: Aug- Mid Oct

pH: 5.5-7.0

Zones: 5-9

Light: Full sun

Pollination: At least 2 oaks needed for pollination

Size when shipped: 1yr old approx. 18-36in 




You've heard of inoculating plants like beans, peas, and clover, but did you know that you should be inoculating your trees too? That's right, trees have beneficial microbes that live on their roots just like other plants do. These microbes are called mycorrhizae. They grow in and on tree root systems and help them take up nutrients and water from the soil more effectively. Mycorrhizae increase root growth and root mass significantly which leads to healthier, more drought resistant, and faster growing plants. Many studies have shown the benefits of mycorrhizae for all kinds of plants including trees and we have seen it first hand in trees planted here on our farm. We don't plant any trees on our farm without mycorrhizae because of the difference it makes in drought tolerance, growth rate, and overall health of the tree. The mycorrhizae we sell is a strain known as Rhizophagus intraradices and is a beneficial soil fungus that forms a sponge-like mass on root systems helping them take up and store water and nutrients more effectively. It essentially increases the surface area of the root system. This mycorrhizae comes in the form of dry pellets that just need to be sprinkled in the hole before planting your tree. It’s a super easy step that makes a huge difference in the success of your trees. Just sprinkle approximately one tablespoon into the hole just before planting your tree, then plant your tree as normal and the microbes will do the rest, easy as that. If you are ordering trees you can choose to have mycorrhizae included with them. Just select “Add mycorrhizae” from the dropdown menu above we will include enough inoculant in your order to treat all your trees with.




I have ordered and planted well over 100 trees online from various wildlife tree sellers, including the big name brands, and the trees I just received from Whitetail Hill Chestnuts are the best looking trees I have ever received... EVER!  They are easily 2 feet tall and full of big green leaves. They will make a great addition to my deer and turkey hunting property in Oklahoma and I'm sure I will be ordering more!

Tim M.

Ordered three of these to see how they looked. Wish I would of ordered more. They arrived fast and look really good. Will order more next season.

Nick E.
Tiffin, Ohio

The trees arrived in good condition and are doing good. I would definitely recommend.

Scott F.
Goose Creek, South Carolina

The trees were delivered in great condition, well packaged and very healthy.  I hope they grow up fast!

Dave P.
Woodville, Wisconsin

I ordered trees from Whitetail Hill they shipped my trees July 12 Priority Mail and were scheduled to arrive Thursday July 15th. When they didn't arrive on the 15th I checked the USPS tracking number that I was provided and USPS just kept telling me each day after that they were scheduled to arrive late. I emailed Whitetail Hill on July 19th and got a prompt response from Caleb H. My question to him was that if my trees did arrive what he thinks they would be alive he said there was a good chance that they wouldn't be and that he would do anything he could to help make the order right.

USPS finally delivered my trees on July 22nd. 7 days late on delivery with the box ripped in half. I open the package expecting to find my dead trees since they'd been in a box for 11 days to my surprise the trees were as green as ever. This just goes to show the quality of trees that these guys grow and send to us. I would highly recommend these guys and have already placed another order for more trees.

Jason R.
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
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