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Chinkapin Oak Tree
Native Range: Central Texas, Oklahoma and Eastern USA.
Sun/Shade: Full sun or part-shade
General Information: Beautiful shade tree seldom used. Looks like a Monterey Oak except its leaves have a serrated edge and are more translucent allowing light to brighten up the dark green leaves. Loses its leaves in winter after attractive fall foliage. Can be seen growing wild in Lady Bird Johnson park near Fredericksburg.
Landscape Use: Use as a large shade tree. Does very well in our area. A major San Antonio area grower stopped producing this tree, because they did not sell as well as the Monterey Oak, which took the market by storm. But the Chinkapin is just as beautiful as the Monterey Oak. Unfortunately the general public is simply ignorant of this awesome tree or else they would plant it much more, and growers would then grow it much more. This is also true of many other native plants.
Size: Up to 80 feet tall by 50 feet wide.
Type: Deciduous shade tree with fall foliage.
Drought Tolerance: Very drought tolerant but looks best with occasional watering.
Soil: Not particular about soil as long as it drains well and does not remain constantly wet. Does well in rocky soil or even better with soil enhancement.
Water: Smart Watering Principle=Water well when first planted then allow to dry slightly, without wilting, then water deeply again, etc. Do not keep constantly wet.
Fertilizer: Looks even better with regular fertilization.
Maintenance Tips: Cut off lower limbs as you prefer.
Rating: Rates high as a landscape plant.
So if you are interested in browsing or buying a Chinkapin Oak Tree in Helotes, please come check out our nursery at 14650 Bandera Road. We grow all of our own trees from the ground up and treat them with the best quality fertilizer so that you get a healthy, beautiful tree each time!
If you are interested in buying or browsing Chinkapin Oak Trees in Helotes or San Antonio, Wilson Landscape has an impressive stock of all sizes and shapes of trees. We grow all of our trees from acorns and seeds and only use the best fertilizers. We have beautiful Chinkapin Oaks to choose from, and we offer lower prices and better products than Lowes and Home Depot. We specialize in tree growing, and we only grown native and well adapted Texas trees, so you can be sure they will flourish. Best of all, Glenn and Sherry are plant experts and would love to answer any and all questions and concerns you may have about your specific tree needs. Our knowledge is something that is hard to find at chain garden stores. Come on in or give us a call today!
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