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Plateau Oak, Texas Live Oak
Scientific Name: Quercus fusiformis Small
Synonym: Quercus virginiana var. fusiformis
Family: Fagaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (Oklahoma, Texas), northeastern Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas), from sea level to 4000 feet elevation (1200 m)

Growth Habits: Evergreen or semievergreen tree or shrub, 20 to 50 feet tall (6-15 m), 25 to 40 feet spread (7-12 m); dark brown or black bark; dark shiny green unlobed leaves with grayish and densely hairy undersides, 1.6 to 4 inches long (4-10 cm), 0.4 to 2 inches wide (1-5 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, drought tolerant, needs good drainge

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
The Plateau Oak bears spindle-shaped elongated acorns.

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