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Texas Red Oak

Texas Red Oak


A modest-sized oak in the red oak group that is native to Texas and Oklahoma, but is currently being tested in areas along the Front Range. More drought tolerant than Shumard oak but less hardy, tolerates alkaline soils.



Scientific Name: Quercus buckleyi

Fall Color: Orange-red to red

Flower Color: catkins; insignificant

Foliage Color: glossy green

Mature Height: 40-50'

Spread: 30-40'

Size Class: Medium

Growth Rate: slow

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