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QUERCUS virginiana

Commonly known as Southern live oak



Tall growing species with longitudinally furrowed bark. It keeps its leaves throughout the winter dropping them only when the new growth emerges
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£15.00 each

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - stiff, leathery leaves 2-15cm (¾-6in) long, glossy, dark-green above, pale grey bemeath.
  • Height - 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - 10m (30ft)
  • Tree - shrubby to large, spreading tree. Lower limbs often grow towards the ground before curving up again. Small, tapered acorns, black or tan coloured.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungi.
  • Place of Origin - southeastern USA, Mexico, Cuba.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (30ft)
 

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