Sky Climber Southern Live Oak is a large, long-lived native semi-evergreentreewith a strong central leader and upward branching forming a dense rounded crown. The small narrow dark green foliage with light undersides is nearly evergreen with no fall color. Acorns with a scale a cap that covers 1/3 of the acorn are ripe within one season. Best grown infull sun and rich, moist, acidic well-drained soils. Spanish Moss often grows on Live Oak. Sky Climber is salt tolerant, and resistant to gall insect and verticillium.
60’ - 80’
60’ - 100’
USDA Hardiness Zone:
8 - 10
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Root rot may be an issue in coastal areas, while Oak wilt is a serious issue in some areas. Insect gall may damage foliage appearance.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Woodland Gardens, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Gardens, Privacy Screen, and Shade Tree.