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QUERCUS rhysophylla 'Maya'

Commonly known as Loquat-leaf oak

A hardy Mexican oak with attractive downy reddish new growth maturing to a bullate glossy green
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  • Evergreen
    Wavy-margined, thick, leathery leaves with prominent veins, 6-22cm (2½-8in) long
  • Height
    To 10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Small, branching tree. Dark grey, deeply furrowed bark. Small, ovoid acorns 1-1.5cm (¾in) long, take 2 seasons to mature
  • 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
    Shelter from cold, drying winds

QUERCUS rhysophylla 'Maya'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, gall wasps, oak wilt, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bracket fungus
    Place of origin
    Mexico
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (Can be harmful to pets if eaten)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
Quercus - Care Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide
to 10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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