Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 75 ft
Fruit Color: brown
Noted for: Hurricane wind resistance, fall color, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Shade tree. Forest tree.
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic
Birds squirrel and other wildlife consume the acorns.
Native Habitats: Xeric to dry-mesic pine-oak-hickory woods, sometimes on bluff microsites.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: