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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Quercus emoryi

   Evergreen shrub to medium sized tree.  Slow growing.  Oval leaves.  Native from Texas to Arizona and south.  Full sun.  Drought tolerant.  Adaptable to different soils with good drainage.  Grows in moist canyons, valleys and creek bottoms.  In Texas @ 4500'+.  Will not grow on alkaline soils and must have moisture.  Leaves are holly like, dark green, stiff and glossy with toothed margins.  Nearly evergreen.  Acorns are sweet.


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