SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and San Antonio Botanical Garden - San Antonio, TX
A beautiful moderate size oak which shows a remarkable range of adaptation.
Native to Southwest United States, Mexico.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 30 - 80 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years or more.
Leaves Lanceolate, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers in Spring.
Brown Acorn, fruiting in Summer.
Bark Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 7 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Neutral to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Moderate.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Aphids, Mistletoe and Powdery Mildew, Sooty Mold, Verticillium. Susceptible to Scales and Spider Mites, Spittlebugs, Armillaria, Drippy Oak, Root Rot.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Strong.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy and Poisonous Health Hazard.
Fire Resistance is Favorable.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Attracts Birds and Squirrels.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Quercus hypoleucoides Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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