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Mexican White Oak

Mexican White Oak

Quercus polymorpha

Height: 30-50'
Spread: 25-40'
Shape: Upright
Foliage: Semi-Evergreen. Resembling Live Oak or a small White Oak. Thick, leathery and glossy
Fall Color: Evergreen
Hardiness: 7A-10A

Comments: Often planted as an evergreen, Polymorpha Oak has semi-evergreen qualities. From northern Mexico. Highly tolerant of heat, drought, alkaline soils and pests. Makes wonderful shade for small yards. Can be planted as a specimen. Fast Growth. Resistant to Oak Wilt. Commonly planted in South Texas including metropolitan areas such as Houston. Great potential within north Texas! An underutilized, highly adaptable shade tree that will tolerate urban planting conditions.

PDFMexican White Oak Fact Sheet