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Quercus polymorpha /Mexican Live Oak

Quercus polymorpha  / Quercus polymorpha
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Scientific Name: Quercus polymorpha
Common Name: Mexican Live Oak
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: over 50 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A drought tolerant tree native to west Texas that is usually evergreen in most winters. This upright narrow growing oak when young and becomes broad spreading with age. Young leaves emerge as pinkish-red and then develop a deep blue-green color. Acorns eaten by wildlife.