Arizona White Oak | Quercus arizonica

Scientific Name

Quercus arizonica

Common Name

Arizona White Oak

Tree Description

Quercus arizonica, Arizona white oak is a small to medium, semi-evergreen tree. It has attractive bluish foliage has spreading branches growing at right angles to the trunk. It's highly drought and heat tolerant and gets to maximum heights in moister areas.

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Foliage Type
Sun Exposure
Water Needs
Low Water
Potential Issues

Allergy health hazard.

Average performance rating from pre-trial survey of experts
Field Trial Monitoring Results

Excellent potential utility as an urban tree based on evaluation of 3 trees, healthy crown, 100% survival, very fast growth rate. No signs of pests or diseases found. These plants are likely hybridized with Quercus grisea.

Propagation Results

We got no germination with seed collected this trip and planted in October. Previous collections have had poor germination rates as well.