Native to the southwest, this small tree is sometimes referred to as scrub oak or oak brush. It does well in alkaline, dry soils, grows slowly and requires only minimal care. It is drought tolerant once established. The medium green foliage turns yellow to russet brown in fall.
Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree
Distinguishing Characteristics: Small oak thrives in the southwest
Water Use: Low
Flower Color: NA
Sun/Location: Full Sun
Approximate Height at Maturity*: 20'
Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 12'
Tree Shape: Upright oval
*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico