A large, fast growing deciduous tree with deeply ridged bark. The glossy, dark green leaves are edged with up to 6, usually rounded lobes on each side, turning yellow to yellow-brown in autumn. Large acorns ripen in 18 months and are borne in a cup densely covered with slender scales.

Soil: Grows well in any well drained soils.

Aspect: Full sun.

Suitable Locations: Urban sites, verges, parks, woodlands.

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