Spanish Oak Trees Suitable for Boerne Tx Area #295711 - Ask Extension


Spanish Oak Trees Suitable for Boerne Tx Area #295711

Asked January 05, 2016, 3:13 PM EST

Are the Spanish Oak Trees Suitable for the Fair Oaks Ranch,Tx Area?  we are considering replacing a dying tree (pearless pear tree) with a Spanish oak tree.

Borden County Texas

Expert Response


I think it would be in your best interest to 'shy away' from planting any oak species in that area, especially Red Oaks due to the potential of the  Oak Wilt pathogen.  I would recommend you use our Sister Agency, The Texas A&M Forest Service Tree selector guide in helping you make an appropriate choice.


David Rodriguez -Extension Horticulturist

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Bexar County/San Antonio

David Rodriguez Replied January 06, 2016, 12:43 PM EST

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