(Mexican Oak) Rare in the UK, Quercus hintoniorum grows to be an evergreen large shrub or eventually very bushy small tree (in a warm position) which has tough, leathery grey-green leaves.
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Rare in the UK, Quercus hintoniorum grows to be an evergreen large shrub or eventually very bushy small tree (in a warm position) which has tough, leathery grey-green leaves.
Best in a position with full sun and good drainage with shelter from wind. Slow to establish and not for instant gratification.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Somewhat hardy - requires shelter from cold wind and not suitable for exposed, windy gardens..
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Quercus hintoniorum eventually grows to be a large shrub or very small, shrubby tree..
- Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft)
- Spread: 2.5 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (4m - 8m), Shrub - Large (3m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Rare and Unusual, Foliage - Unusual Shape