The mexican white oak, A.K.A. monterrey oak, is a moderately large semi-evergreen tree that thrives in North Texas. It is extremely drought and heat tolerant, and is not affected by oak wilt like live oaks. It is quickly becoming a popular addition to many North Texas landscapes for good reason. This fast growing white oak variety will tower over your home in a matter of years, providing ample shade in no time. It will reach a height of about 40 feet, a trunk 2 feet in diameter, and has a broad and rounded crown.