Quercus acuta /Japanese Evergreen Oak

Quercus acuta  / Quercus acuta
Early spring flowering
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Early spring flowering

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Scientific Name: Quercus acuta
Common Name: Japanese Evergreen Oak
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: New growth of foliage is purplish-brown and then becomes dark green and glossy. Used as a specimen, screen and as a small, evergreen shade tree. Holds branches to lower part of tree and they will interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic. These lower branches may have to be removed.