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Bamboo-Leaf Oak

Quercus myrsinifolia

Easy to Maintain

Characteristics:
Among the smaller evergreen oaks, the Bamboo-leaf oak is a durable and low-maintenance option we are excited to finally be able to offer. It's noted for its smooth, broad trunk that is said to look like the leg of elephant.

Growing Conditions:
Tolerant of heat, drought, varied soil conditions (sandy, clay & acid), and sun or part shade; perfect candidate to shade those hot, south- and west-facing spaces.

Uses:
Suitable for screening or as a specimen

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
rounded canopy

Flowers:
N/A

Leaves:
simple, non-lobed leaves with entire margins

Bark:
smooth, gray

It has no serious pests or diseases, and is remarkably tolerant of heat, drought, varied soil conditions (sandy, clay & acid), and sun or part shade. It’s also reported to be the most cold-hardy of the Asian evergreen oaks,