Live Oak

Common Name: Live Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus virginiana

Description: A large evergreen shade tree that grows well in heat and poor soils. Somewhat drought tolerant once established. The live oak contains acorns and leaves which are dark green and have a leathery underside.

Size: 50' - 80' H x 50' - 80' W

Average Lifespan: 200 - 300 yrs.

Sun/Water: Full Sun, Water regularly until established

Zones: 8 - 10