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Quercus engelmannii



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Botanical Name: Quercus engelmannii

Common Name: Engelmann Oak, Mesa Oak

A moderately fast growing evergreen tree with a rounded, spreading form. Light grayish-brown bark is furrowed and scaly, the trunk becomes more gnarled and twisted with age. Leaves are oblong to ovate, bluish-green, and leathery to the touch. Insignificant spring flowers are followed by mid-sized acorns that provide an important source of food to local wildlife in winter. Native to Southern California.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 7 - 9, 14 - 21

Mature Height: 50 - 65 feet

Mature Width: 80 - 120 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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