Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)
The Live Oak tree is often grown as a specimen shade tree and frequently used in municipal settings due to it’s durability, ability to survive extreme weather and low water conditions.
It’s natural dark green, dense canopy is perfect for tall broad shade. Live Oaks are also easily pruned to fit narrow spaces between buildings or into low spreading shade trees. Narrow upright varieties are also used as a barrier along a property lines. Homeowners can feel comfortable utilizing this tree in their landscape design for both tropical and desert type landscapes.
Hardy evergreen shade tree tolerating extreme drought and windy conditions
Clean shade tree with dense dark green foliage
Can be used as a specimen shade tree or planted in rows as a privacy screen