Area of origin: Europe.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 35 m (115'), width up to 30 m(98,4').
Soil Type: Avoid very poor soils. Prefers rich moist soils. Dislikes extremely dry summers.
Hardiness: Hardy to -28°C.
Exposure: Full sun.
Characteristics and Uses:
This tree grows more quickly than the Sessile Oak, this big and beautiful tree is renowned throughout Europe. The wood is much sought after for its engineering qualities and for its colour, and is very important in forestry. It is also often planted in parks and gardens alone or in rows. The acorns are attached to the branches by stalks of varying lengths.