Dolores River Wavyleaf Oak
A unique selection of the Wayvleaf Oak from the Dolores River Southwest chosen for its beautiful blue foliage and interesting leaf shape. A naturally occurring hybrid that occurs in wetter locations such as creeksides and near rivers, these oaks can take a fair bit of summer water but are also quite drought tolerant.
Latin Name: Quercus x undulata
Site and Soil: Oaks like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile. Will freely hybridize with some other Quercus species planted nearby
Hardiness: Likely hardy to -40F.
Bearing Age: 4-5 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-20 ft.
Bloom Time: June
Ripening Time: October
Yield: 100+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Sudden Oak Death can be an issue for Quercus species in Southwest Oregon and California but so far we have not seen it affecting the oaks in the Portland Metro area
USDA Zone: 4-8