oak is on the small size for oaks compared to its eastern relatives, growing only
20-30 ft. It is a very drought tolerant tree that would be suitable for the low water use
landscape and in smaller landscapes. It tends to be much bushier, often forming a
multi-stemmed thicket, than the larger oaks. Zones 4-7.
Foliage becomes glossy with age. It has brownish orange, sometimes red fall color.
Acorns are a source of food for wildlife.
Bark is red-brown to gray with rough furrows on older