Quercus wislizeni

Category: . Tags: , .
Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

30-75′ x 30-80′[

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Low water

Flower Color

Insignificant

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#5, #15, 24″ box, 36″ box

Natural Growth Habit

Oval

Sunset Garden Zones

7-9, 14-16, 18-21

Quercus wislizeni often known by common names Interior Live Oak or Sierra Live Oak is an evergreen oak.  Its growth form is variable and it can often be shrub like.  Quercus wislizenitrees can reach 50 feet and with nearly as wide a canopy but they are slow growing.  Quercus wislizeni has glossy dark-green leaves. It is native to the lower and middle elevations of the California coastal ranges and the Sierra Nevada.  Quercus wislizeni likes sun with little to no water once established.  Quercus wislizeni is a beautiful tree that needs no special care. The reddish-brown bark makes the tree look somewhat formal.

Send this to a friend