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Chapman Oak
Quercus chapmanii

Family: Fagaceae (fag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Quercus (KWER-kus) (Info)
Species: chapmanii (chap-MAN-ee-eye) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Bronze-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida

Keystone Heights, Florida

Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 6, 2004, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This small, shrubby tree is found throughout Florida along coastal and inland sandy scrubs. Up to 10 cm long, the somewhat wavy leaves have occasional lobes. The rather large acorn is half way enclosed by the bowl shaped cup.