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|Size:||to 75 ft|
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Fall color, Interesting foliage, Hurricane wind resistance|
|Recommended Uses:||Shade tree. Forest tree.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
|Soil or other substrate:||Loam, Sand|
|Soil pH:||Acidic to circum-neutral|
Birds, squirrel and other wildlife consume the acorns.
Larval host for the white-M hairstreak.
|Native Habitats:||Xeric to dry-mesic pine-oak-hickory woods, sometimes on bluff microsites.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures