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Live Oak

Quercus virginiana
Popular landscape tree that grows well in heat and poor soils. It eventually reaches a very large size that yields dense shade. The leaves are dark green and leathery. Tolerates drought once established. A relatively fast grower when young. Cultivars “Empire” and “Cathedral” have more upright and uniform growth habit. Semi-evergreen.

50-80' tall x 50-80' wide

Full sun

Shade Tree

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF