Quercus rhysophylla ‘Maya’ Oak

Description: A rare, evergreen oak, forming a medium-sized tree with a dense round crown. Large, laurel shaped leaves are burgundy-red when young contrasting with the mature dark green leaves.

History: Brought into cultivation from Mexico in 1978. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Quercus Growing Tips: Grow in deep, fertile, well-drained soil. Best in sheltered spot away from freezing winds.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 4m

Attributes

  • Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • M Size: Medium
  • Award-winning
  • Fruit for wildlife

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