tree has large green leaves that give it a more lush appearance
than most of the other native oaks. We have been impressed with
the way this tree handles the summer heat in the lower deserts!
In the fall, the leaves turn orange to bronze, providing some
rare fall color in our region. Chinquapin oak grows more rapidly
than other oaks in our hot summers. Native to west Texas, this
oak is extremely cold hardy and will form a medium-sized tree,
to about 30 feet tall and wide. Hardy to 0° F. USDA Zone 7.