Southern Live Oak | Drought Tolerant Trees
The Southern Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) will grow well both in gravel or grass landscapes, and tolerates most extremes in temperatures very well. The dark green, dense canopy allows it to be used for shade, privacy, and as a barrier along a property line.
Wet to moist soil
Full sun to partial shade
24-36 inches per season
Fall or winter
Medium brown acorn
Pest & Disease
Resistant to Verticillium; susceptible to Insect Galls, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora and Root Rot
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