Quercus hemisphaerica 'QHMTF'

Avalyn™ Laurel Oak

Category: Deciduous, Shade Tree | Size: Medium | Hardiness Zones: 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 | Growth Rate: Fast | Adaptability: Urban Tolerant
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This is the first clonal selection of Laurel Oak in production, thanks to noted nurseryman Dwayne Moon of Loganville, Georgia. Laurel Oaks are already a popular street tree in many southern cities and Avalyn™ Laurel Oak will open up new uses where predictable matching trees are desired. Avalyn™ Laurel Oak has vibrant dark green foliage (shaped like a willow oak leaf) and a nice habit of growth.

Category: Medium shade tree; mostly evergreen
Hardiness: 6 to 9
Foliage: Vibrant dark green, evergreen into February in the South, deciduous in Cincinnati
Bark: Essentially gray, smooth when young, later very shallow furrows
Winter Interest: Evergreen most of the winter in the South
Texture: Fairly fine
Shape: Rounded pyramidal
Mature Size: 50' tall by 40' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Adaptability: Quercus hemispherica 'QHMTF' is pretty tough once established
Native Habitat: Native to primarily coastal Virginia south and west to Texas