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Quercus glaucoides /Lacey Oak

Quercus glaucoides  / Quercus glaucoides
Leathery foliage and young acorns
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Leathery foliage and young acorns

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Scientific Name: Quercus glaucoides
Common Name: Lacey Oak
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
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:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Autumn Color
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: A native of Texas this medium-sized oak tree can reach a mature size of 25' tall by 20' wide. Nice upright, rounded form is great as a shade tree, street tree or in parks. Fall color, with orange and red shades, is most pronounced when the fall temperatures approcaches being cold. Drought tolerant and heavy alkaline soil tolerant.