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Quercus virginiana | Central Valley

Southern Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) growing at a tree nursery in the Central Valley of California. These are large, nine and ten foot box specimens, the largest size typically available in nursery settings. Southern Live Oak is a very easy to grow nursery tree, with great toughness and very low pest pressures. The trees typically want to grow at least as wide as they are tall, so some training is required. But once the desired height is reached, clearances are typically quite easy to maintain.

Dave Muffly