Quercus arkansana

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Arkansas Oak


Plant Specifics

Size:20-45 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Fruit Color:Brown
Habitats:Upland pine forest, pine-oak-hickory woods, bayheads. Slopes.


Recommended Uses:Shade tree.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
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 Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand



Squirrels, racoons, deer and other animals eat the acorns.

Larval host for the white-M hairstreak.