Quercus polymorpha, Monterrey oak

Category: Trees
Family: Fagaceae
Origin: Mexico, Texas
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: yellow, green
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 60 ft, variable
Width: 12 ft, variable
Exposure: sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: Once thought to be endemic to Mexico, this medium sized oak was discovered growing in far south Texas. It is drought tolerant and prefers alkaline soil. Full sun. Highly variable habit and leaf.