Oak (Monterrey)

Quercus polymorpha

  • Also known as Mexican Oak and White Oak
  • Spreading canopy that produces dense shade
  • Extremely drought tolerant
  • Texas native

The Monterrey Oak Tree is a south Texas native that is extremely drought tolerant and do very well in many soil types. Also known as the Mexican White Oak, this oak is rapidly becoming a popular option for landscapers and homeowners looking for maximum shade coverage in their yard. 

In early spring Monterrey Oaks produce beautiful reddish-peach leaves that transition to a rich green. As it grows and matures, the Monterrey Oak’s canopy will begin to spread and become more rounded, making it a number one stunner.