Buckley Oak (Quercus buckleyi)

Buckley Oak is a medium to small oak that is native to the southern plain states. It is related to the Shumard Oak, but has a better drought and heat tolerance, and it can grow in alkaline soils. Leaves are a glossy medium green and turn bright red in the fall. The acorns are an excellent source of food for wildlife and the tree is a great habitat for birds. Full sun. Seed source collected in Kansas.

NATIVE RANGE

Buckley-Oak

Map courtesy of the USDA-NRCS Plants Database.

Additional information

Scientific Name

Quercus buckleyi

Height

25-40'

Spread

20-35'

Foilage

Medium green

Native To

Zone

5

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