Oak Trees

  • Kindred Spirit oak
    Design

    A Tough, Slender Oak Tree

    In 1974, legendary nurseryman Earl Cully planted a thousand acorns from a cross of columnar English oak (Quercus robur ‘Fastigiata’, Zones 4–8) with our native swamp white oak (Q. bicolor,…

  • Leatherleaf California coffeeberry
    Design

    Native Understory Plants for California Oaks

    One of our iconic trees here in Southern California is the oak (Quercus spp. and cvs., Zones 4–11). Whether they are grown as stand-alone specimens or in a grove, the…