Mexican Oak (Quercus polymorpha)
The Mexican Oak a member of the white oak family of trees and is a medium sized grower that offers great shade Spring through Summer. this oak has become extremely popular in recent years. It boasts of its beauty and lush look in diverse conditions. The Mexican Oak became such a hot ticket in many landscapes due to the recent discovery of the tree in 1992. This tree rose to fame because of the extreme durability and great features. Reaching to heights of 40 feet tall and giving a broad rounded crown gives out great visual appeal and shade. This semi-evergreen tree in warmer climates has unique thick leaves. In colder climates the leaves offer a unique peach color when they return in early spring and a golden yellow color when they fall in autumn. Mexican Oak make an attractive focal point tree as well as one that can be used to block unwanted views, create shade near sitting areas and also helps lower utilities bills when planted properly in a landscape shading the South and Western sides of a home. This particular oak is also considered to be a fire wise tree helping to offer a buffer of protection during times of need. Moon Valley Nurseries offers vibrant and healthy specimens ready to be planted into your landscape. You buy it and we can deliver and plant it!
Large Shade Canopy
Works well in any landscape
Shade in the summer, Light in the winter!