Native to southern Europe and Asia Minor; this species is also grown throughout the United States where it is valued for its rapid growth and interesting trunk. This oak can reach heights of 40 m with trunks over 2 m in diameter. In mature trees, the dark gray, deeply furrowed bark is streaked with orange near the tree base.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun to part shade.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree, growing 9-18 m tall.
- Bloom Time:
- Presence in US:
- MA RI