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Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)

Nativ Nurseries
RMLiveOak
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Oak Tree
$4.99
 Thanks to the landscape trade, we’ve had literally thousands of individuals growing these oaks all over the southeast from which to choose our parent stock.  To be perfectly honest, we can’t prove that our favorites are 100% Southern live.  They might have stemmed from former crosses with other live oaks...
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 Thanks to the landscape trade, we’ve had literally thousands of individuals growing these oaks all over the southeast from which to choose our parent stock.  To be perfectly honest, we can’t prove that our favorites are 100% Southern live.  They might have stemmed from former crosses with other live oaks such as Texas live and/or sand live.  What we do know, is that we’ve found live oaks that drop tastier than normal acorns at a younger than normal age, with a wide variation in acorn drop time.  The earlier dropping parents begin shedding in October, and the late droppers rain beginning in December.  Both of these traits would be perfect additions for a wide-open setting, such as:  Logging decks, cabin yards, long driveways, and pastures.  You ever noticed how gobblers have an uncanny ability to find a shady spot from which to strut their stuff on unseasonably hot spring days?  Look no further than this evergreen beauty planted all by its lonesome or as a widely spaced grove.   Although live oaks can handle a variety of sites,  they  don’t tolerate super cold winters, so consider hybrid Compton oak as a substitute if your winter temps frequently dip below 25F or so. 

Type:

Zone:

White Oak section

7 - 10

Soil pH: 4.5 - 7.5
Mature Height: 50' - 80'
Wildlife Value: Acorns important source of food for deer, wild turkey, northern bob white, black bear, mallard, and sap sucker.
Site Preference: Thrives on many sites. Tolerant of poorer sites once established.  Naturally occurs on low ground but doesn't tolerate long durations of flooding.
Nut Maturity Date: October to December (varies)
Alias: Spanish Live Oak

Zone 7-10

 

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Kirk Thomas
Live Oak

Very well pleased! Trying to grow one in the northern range of its growing zone. Using a tree protector........hopefully it will help protect the tree from critters and also help keep it warmer than it would be without the protector.

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Justin vincent

Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)

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Jim Haley
new orchard live oaks

they arrived in perfect condition.

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Charles M Thayer

It’s just peachy keen. Arrived in perfect condition. Just what I want for my new yard

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Regina

Live oaks grow well here. The previous ones I have planted are about 12-15 feet tall. South Texas is a tough environment for any tree. We have been in a drought for the past year

Live plants and seedlings: Orders without a specific ship date selected at check out are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. In order to ensure our live plants and seedlings are delivered in the best shape we do not ship on Friday Saturday or Sunday. You may select a shipping date up to six weeks from purchase date at check out.
Tree Protection and Supplies: Items are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. We do not ship tree protection items and supplies on Saturday or Sunday.
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No Refund Policy: Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries (Nativ Nurseries) guarantees that our product will arrive in good condition, alive, and true to its name as labeled. We take care in packaging our products. If your order is incorrect or does not arrive in good condition, contact our customer service desk within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product to report any mistake in your order or damage to the product. No refunds will be given however but, we will fix our mistake or rectify any damage by replacing the product at our expense. Nativ Nurseries makes no warranty, expressed or implied for any certain rate of growth or productivity for any of our plant products. Nativ Nurseries will not be responsible for crop failure, damage to products after the customer has received an order, or injuries due to non-recommended zone planting, frost damage, or any man made or natural cause beyond our control. Nativ Nurseries will consider replacing an order if a claim is made in writing or e-mail within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product explaining in detail what problems have occurred. However, Nativ Nurseries reserves the right to refuse replacement at any time.
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