Live Oak

Live Oak
Optimal Light: Full sun
Light Range: Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture: Low to medium soil moisture
Native: Yes
Drought Tolerance: High
Perennial: N/A
 
Growth Rate: Medium
Mature Height: 40 – 80 ft.
Mature Spread: 60 – 120 ft.
Soil Texture: Any
Soil pH: Acidic, Slightly acidic, Slightly alkaline
Salt Tolerance: High
Hardiness Zone: 8b-10b

Live Oak, Quercus virginiana

Also called the Southern Live Oak. Known for its’ sprawling lateral limbs and very wide canopy. Does not like continuously wet feet. Sheds a lot of its leaves in the winter for a short period and bears acorns. Important food supply for birds and squirrels. Cold hardy all the way up to north Florida.

Island Home Service Sanibel Island

Jürgen Schreyer
Island Home Service

P.O. Box 1050
Sanibel, FL 33957

P: (239) 472-5247