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  Texas Red Oak (Spanish Oak)  
Common Name: Texas Red Oak (Spanish Oak)
Latin Name: Quercus buckleyi
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Bark has interesting texture; Fall color is brilliant red.
Comments: Several "red oaks" available; Also referred to as Q. texana.
Problems: Oak wilt is a serious disease problem for this species.
Firewise: Yes
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