Quercus fusiformis



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Quercus fusiformis

Common Name: Escarpment Live Oak, Plateau Oak

Slow growing evergreen tree with a dense crown of leathery, shiny, oblong leaves. Leaves have a smooth texture and margins with few sharp teeth, often curved under. Dark brown bark has a rough texture. Foliage maintains green coloring through winter and turn yellow and drop with the arrival of spring. Acorns are 0-1 inch long and egg shaped. Similar in appearance to Q. agrifolia but is more drought tolerant and cold hardy. Native to Texas and Oklahoma.

USDA Zone: Zones 6 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 3, 10 - 13

Mature Height: 40 - 50 feet

Mature Width: 40 - 50 feet

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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