The classic oak, famed for its broad shape, deep fissured bark, and characteristic acorns. Lime green leaves in spring mature dark green. The leaves turn yellow in autumn and persist into winter. Ideal for parks, paddocks, lining avenues, and as a magnificent specimen tree. Leaves up earlier than most oaks in spring. Deciduous tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 6m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.