Plant Details: Blue Jack Oak
Category Trees  
Zone: 6 - 9
 
Out_of_stock: Y
Common Name Blue Jack Oak Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Quercus incana
Description Blue Jack is a small oak maturing to approximately 30'High x 20'Wide with a relaxed limb structure. Its overall growth habit and appearance is reminiscent of a true Olive tree from the Mediterranean Sea region. This species has leaves attached to the stem in such a way as to expose their bluish/gray undersides hence the name Blue Jack Oak. The fall color of this very drought tolerant species is overlooked. A supplies a rich orangish red display persists late into December. It is a great tree for wildlife as the Deer an Turkey love the low tannin levels which make the acorns less tart. It also is a superb moderate sized shade or specimen tree in one landscape as long as you never water it. Quercus incana along with Q. velutina and ilicifolia area rarely offer in the trade. Blue Lack Oak must be planted in a fast draining very dry sites. Native to the southern Coastal Plain of the SE. US.
Notes
 
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
N
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
N
 
partial:
N
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
Y
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2011-02-17 21:01:04.0
Container Size
Price
1 Gallon
18.00
3 Gallon
38.00
Last Update:
2016-02-20 18:22:10.0
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