Nuttall Oak Fast-growing oak that establishes quickly and has great branch development in its early years. The Nuttal Oak has lobed leaves and produces acorns that wildlife thrive on in December and January. Tree specs Size of tree: 40-60 feet. Width of tree: 35-50 feet wide. Shape of tree: Upright. Leaf type: Deciduous. Growing conditions Soil preference: Clay; sand; loam; acidic; extended flooding; well-drained Moisture preference: Dry to moist soil. Sunlight requirements: Full sun.