Forms a large specimen with an irregular crown, black bark and lustrous dark green foliage that turns a red-brown in fall. Useful in large areas for shade or as a specimen. Tolerates poor dry soils. The fruit is an acorn and loved by wildlife.
ACIDIC SOIL, BUT TOLERANT OF A WIDE RANGE, PREFERS A MOIST, RICH, WELL-DRAINED
LARGE SHADE TREE