ESCARPMENT LIVE OAK

This is the quintessential Hill Country tree, prevalent in areas west of Austin. Many times this tree is already present in the landscape, often growing in clusters or thickets.

PLANT DETAILS

latin name: Quercus fusiformis

usda code: QUFU

alternative name(s): Hill country live oak

ecotopes class: canopy

ecological condition(s): sunny edge – shady woodland

size range: small – 20-40 ft

habit: tree

leaf retention: semi-evergreen

light requirement: full sun – part-shade

DESIGN SUPPORT

 Live Oak is excellent at providing shape, shade, and structure to areas all along the Balcones escarpment.

 

NATIVE RANGE

ESCARPMENT LIVE OAK (QUFU) PORTFOLIO

Projects that feature this native plant specimen: