It is a long-lived oak, one of the preeminent hardwoods native to eastern and central North America. Specimens have been documented to be over 450 years old.
|Habitat||Prefers full sun, but has a moderate tolerance to partial shade. Can adapt to a variety of soil textures, but prefers deep, moist, well-drained soils, slow growing.|
|Leaf Description||Leaves are 4" to 8" long. Great fall color, with leaves turning showy shades of red or burgundy.|