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Southern Live Oak Overview
Quercus virginiana is considered a large, evergreen tree species from the Fagaceae family. Commonly known by the name Southern Live Oak or Live Oak, amongst many others, it may be found in southeastern America. This plant forms a rounded crown, easily branching low down, forming a short trunk with age. It is not truly evergreen as it can lose its foliage over cold winters, often dropping the leaves before new ones emerge in the spring.
How to propagate Southern Live Oak
Grafting in late winter.
Special features of Southern Live Oak
Other uses of Southern Live Oak
Grown for their habit, foliage and, in some deciduous species their autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies and a variety of wildlife.