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West Texas Nursery

Chinkapin Oak - Bareroot

Chinkapin Oak - Bareroot

Regular price $50.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $50.00 USD
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(for 25 seedlings)

A relatively fast growing native, the acorn of the chinkapin oak is excellent food for squirrel and deer.

Latin Name Quercus muehlenbergii
Tree Size Large (40-50 feet)
Hardiness Texas Zones 6-9
Leaf Type Deciduous
Growth Rate Moderate
Soil Needs Suitable for limestone soils, but prefers deep, moist, well-drained soils
Tolerances Drought; alkaline soils
Attributes Texas native; reliable fall color; acorns eaten by wildlife
Features Attractive, light-colored bark; deep green leave color creates a lush appearance
Problems Fallen acorns can be a nuisance
Comments Excellent shade tree; wildlife relish acorns
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