ca native drought devils

Quercus kelloggii



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Botanical Name: Quercus kelloggii

Common Name: California Black Oak

A large deciduous tree with a broad, rounded form and spreading, twisting, arching branches. Bark becomes furrowed, checked and dark gray-brown with age. Leathery green leaves are large, oval and deeply lobed with sharp, little tips. Foliage emerges reddish in spring and turns gold with red-orange accents in fall. Inconspicuous female flowers and showy male catkins yield acorns. Native from southern Oregon to southern California. Provides habitat and food for numerous animal species.

USDA Zone: Zones 8 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 5 - 7, 9, 14 - 21

Mature Height: 40 - 80 feet

Mature Width: 40 - 80 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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