SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide

46 trees found.

JAPANESE EVERGREEN OAK
Utility friendly tree. Branches droop but resist breakage. Diseases and Pests not well studied…

Quercus acuta - photo


SAWTOOTH OAK
Attractive, large, deciduous tree…

Quercus acutissima - photo


COAST LIVE OAK
With age, this tree develops a large spreading canopy which is often greater…

Quercus agrifolia - photo


WHITE OAK
Branches don't droop and resist breakage. Produces hardwood prized for…

Quercus alba - photo


SWAMP WHITE OAK
Underside of leaf is silvery-white…

Quercus bicolor - photo


TEXAS RED OAK
Branches droop but resist breakage. A spectacular cold hardy landscape tree…

Quercus buckleyi - photo


TURKEY OAK
Branches don't droop and resist breakage. Acorns are enclosed in shaggy-looking…

Quercus cerris - photo


CANYON LIVE OAK
A California native tree. Growing range between South West Oregon and Baja,…

Quercus chrysolepis - photo


SCARLET OAK
Best in deep, rich soil. Outstanding fall color…

Quercus coccinea - photo


BLUE OAK
A slow growing native oak. Commonly found on interior California hills…

Quercus douglasii - photo


SCRUB OAK
Utility friendly tree. Very drought tolerant. Found in Western California and Northern Baja, California…

Quercus dumosa - photo


LEATHER OAK
Utility friendly tree. Very drought tolerant. This shrubby oak likes serpentine soils. Often found in…

Quercus durata - photo


EMORY OAK
This live oak, typically grows in dry hills at moderate altitudes. In the red…

Quercus emoryi - photo


ENGELMANN OAK
This native tree is wide-spreading, often to twice its height. …

Quercus engelmannii - photo


SOUTHERN RED OAK
Branches don't droop, and resist breakage…

Quercus falcata - photo


HUNGARIAN OAK
A large tree with deeply lobed leaves. Cultivar 'Forest Green' is smaller in…

Quercus frainetto - photo


GAMBEL OAK
Tree or shrub with deep and irregularly lobed leaves. This oak can have a habit…

Quercus gambelii - photo


OREGON WHITE OAK
Underside of leaf is rusty or downy. Similar to valley oak, but found more…

Quercus garryana - photo


RING CUPPED OAK
An attractive evergreen, suitable for gardens with mild winters. Leaves are dark…

Quercus glauca - photo


HOLLY OAK
Underside of leaf is silvery-white. Often has a prominent umbrella form…

Quercus ilex - photo


SHINGLE OAK
Branches droop but resist breakage…

Quercus imbricaria - photo


CALIFORNIA BLACK OAK
Golden fall color contrasts nicely with dark green conifers. Occasionally a…

Quercus kelloggii - photo


LAUREL OAK
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage…


VALLEY OAK
A massive but graceful tree…

Quercus lobata - photo


OVERCUP OAK
This deciduous oak can grow to 100 feet in its native environment but grows much…

Quercus lyrata - photo


BURR OAK
Large acorns form in mossy cups…

Quercus macrocarpa - photo


ORACLE OAK
A naturally occurring hybrid between Quercus wislizeni and Q…

Quercus × morehus - photo


CHINQUAPIN OAK
Branches don't droop, and resist breakage…

Quercus muehlenbergii - photo


MUNZ'S OAK
A naturally occuring hybrid between Quercus lobata and Q. cornelius-mulleri…

Quercus × munzii - photo


JAPANESE LIVE OAK
New leaves are purplish…

Quercus myrsinifolia - photo


WATER OAK
Although deciduous, leaves may remain on tree well into winter. A fast growing,…

Quercus nigra - photo


Quercus nuttallii

PIN OAK
May become chlorotic in alkaline soil. Brown leaves tend to hang on the tree in…

Quercus palustris - photo


SHREVE OAK
Shreve Oak is found in the Santa Cruz and Santa Lucia coastal mountains. This is…

Quercus parvula var. shrevei - photo


WILLOW OAK
Fine textured foliage, yellow fall color. Dead, brown leaves tend to hang on the…

Quercus phellos - photo


Quercus prinus

ENGLISH OAK
Similar to valley oak but not native to California. Requires a moderate amount…

Quercus robur - photo


UPRIGHT ENGLISH OAK
Narrow and upright when young. Branches out as it matures…

Quercus robur 'Fastigiata' - photo


SKYMASTER ENGLISH OAK
Deciduous tree. Half as wide as it is tall. Tolerates various soil conditions…


RED OAK
Best in deep, fertile soil. Outstanding fall color. Leaves are lobed (7-9 lobes)…

Quercus rubra - photo


SHUMARD RED OAK
Tolerates acidic and poorly drained soil…

Quercus shumardii - photo


POST OAK
Branches droop but resist breakage…

Quercus stellata - photo


CORK OAK
Underside of leaf is light gray. Leaf drop in spring may seem abnormal, but is…

Quercus suber - photo


ISLAND OAK
This evergreen Oak is a desirable landscape tree in southern California. Smooth…

Quercus tomentella - photo


SOUTHERN LIVE OAK
Underside of leaf is white. Attractive tree. Best in deep, rich soil, but widely…

Quercus virginiana - photo


INTERIOR LIVE OAK
Susceptible to oak moth…

Quercus wislizeni - photo