CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2008 Neal Kramer | 2007 California Native Plant Society | 2011 Jean Pawek

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 7-9, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 60 ft wide x 70 ft high
Form: Tree - Wide
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Spines

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Coast live oak grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.