*This plant is not currently in production, but the page is preserved for informational purposes.
Native from Texas to Arizona and south into Mexico, this evergreen oak is found in moist canyons, valleys and creek bottoms at elevations around 3000 to 5000 feet. It grows slowly to form a large shrub to small tree. The holly-like leaves are dark green, stiff and glossy with toothed margins. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils and provide supplemental summer irrigation.