|Description||Large, pyramidal form, the foliage displays scarlet to russet fall color. Deciduous, but much of the foliage will persist through winter. Intriguing brownish gray bark. An excellent lawn specimen.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 40 to 60 ft. tall, 35 to 40 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||This oak makes a stunning street or park tree. It's well suited to residential landscaping as a specimen, grove or shade producer in ground or lawn. Uniformity of growth is perfect to flank a vehicular entry or line the driveway. Use to anchor ends of large homes into the ground or separate them from neighbors.|
|Companion Plants||Burning Bush (Euonymus); Snowberry (Symphoricarpos); Spirea (Spiraea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Serviceberry (Amelanchier)|
|Care||Prefers deep, acidic, loamy, well-drained soils with consistent moisture, but highly adaptable to poorly drained and soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed in early spring. Prune to removed dead or damaged branches in winter.|
|Lore||Many of the oldest British and European oaks venerated by the Druids where cut down for ship timbers during the periods of the Spanish and English Empires.|
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