Texas Red Oak

Quercus texana

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The Texas Red Oak is a deciduous tree with alternating shiny green leaves that turn a vibrant orange to dark red during the fall.

Growing Conditions:
This hardy tree has a relatively high heat tolerance.

Ornamental value. Bears acorns and fall coloring.

40' at maturity

40' at maturity

Broadly Rounded

The flower catkins appear in spring and are a reddish-brown color.

The leaves are shiny green on top and lighter green on bottom. These leaves have 5 to 9 lobes that get broader at the tips. They turn an orange to dark red color in the fall.

The bark can be dark gray with plate-like scales to light gray and smooth.

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