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Texas Red Oak

Quercus texana

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit Fall Colors Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
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.

Uses:
Ornamental value. Bears acorns and fall coloring.

Height:
40' at maturity

Width:
40' at maturity

Shape:
Broadly Rounded

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

Leaves:
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.

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