Texas red oak
The Texas red oak (Quercus texana)is a tall fully hardy perennial deciduous tree/shrub with yellow flowers in early Spring. It grows well in semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. This plant requires a minimum of 110 frost free days to grow successfully. It has no drought tolerance.
Quercus texana grows in soils ranging from a pH of 4.5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5). It is adapted to clay, silty clay and sandy clay soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a erect tree/shrub has a fast rate of growth and has a single stem growth form, and has an ultimate height of 30.5m / 100.1ft.
Height at ...
- 20 years 12.2m / 40ft
The leaves are green in Summer.
Fruit and seed
There is a high fruit/seed abundance beginning in Spring and ending in Autumn.
Progagation and germination
Propagation techniques include bare root, container and seed. The seed can be germinated by cold stratification / cold moist prechilling.-18°C / -0.4F to 30.5m / 100.1ft
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|Specific epithet ?||texana|
|Texas red oak (United States)|
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