Medium to tall shrub; low drought tolerance; high wildlife value; to 9,000 ft.
While native to Colorado, not a proven performer in Double El district area, due to low drought tolerance, although it can be used to restore or conserve riparian areas.
Features:Scientfic Name: Quercus gambelii
Growth Habit: Moderate
Growth Rate: Slow
Max. Height (ft):
Max Width/Spread (ft): Variable
Life Span: Long
Cold Hardiness: Good
Drought Resistance: Low
Elevation Range: 9000
Wildlife Value: High
Seasonal Color: Not Conspicuous
Possible Insect Issues: gall wasps
Possible Disease Issues: anthraconse
Miscellany: Native though can be regarded as weedy in some areas
It will re-open for ordering in Fall of 2019
*Notices of exact arrival dates will be sent to customers.
- Estimated arrival date for Trees for Conservation Seedling Tree Program Orders is May 22, 2020
- Estimated arrival date for Large Tree Program Orders is April 10, 2020
*Trees purchased through our programs cannot be resold, are intended for conservation efforts, and not for ornamental-only landscaping projects. We do not ship orders at this time. Other conditions may apply, dependent upon the program products you choose to purchase. For full details, visit our Tree Program, Shipping, Payment & Returns and Terms & Conditions pages for more information.