Quercus oblongifolia

Mexican Blue Oak

Wide-spreading, large-trunked Oaks are known for their long life, strength and majestic beauty. They have many forms, but are mostly deciduous trees and some shrubs. Some like wet soil, while others prefer dry. All have deeply cut leaves and acorns. The foliage on some types turns red, orange and yellow in fall. On others it turns only brown. The evergreens have hollylike leaves. Use as shade or street trees. Prone to caterpillars, oak root fungus and wilt. Never plant an Oak where another Oak died from disease. Prune to speed growth. For greater height, pinch tips of small branches, and leave as much foliage as possible.
Quercus oblongifolia, Mexican Blue Oak
This evergreen or semi-evergreen tree or shrub has a blue-green cast on the leaves. Unlike some of the other Oaks, the leaves are 1 to 2 inches long, without teeth on their undulating margins and are smooth and gray-green below.

Attributes - Quercus oblongifolia

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 18 ft. to 24 ft.

Width: 24 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance.

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