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
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