Japanese Live Oak

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Quercus myrsinifolia

Evergreen Oak. 

The leaves of this plant grow alternately and are simple, lanceolate to elliptical in shape, with a size of 5-10 (15) cm in length and 2-4 cm in width. The apex of the leaves is long-acuminate while its base is rounded. The leaves are leathery, shiny green on top, while new leaves have a purple-bronze color.  The acorns of this plant grow 2-4 together, with a narrowly ovoid shape of about 20 x 8 mm. 

Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
Foliage Type Broadleaf evergreen
Height 30' - 50'
Spread 30' - 50'
Shape Globe
Primary foliage Color Green
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season
Flower Color
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow to moderate
Sun Preferences Full sun
Water Preferences Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 7  to 11