name botanical:Quercus imbricaria
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 20 m (66 ft)
The leaves of Shingle oak are green, glossy, oblong oval, and up to 20 cm (7.9 in) long. The underside of the leaf is bright and tomentose. The leaf margin is smooth.
fall foliage:yellow– brown
blossom color:greenish - yellowish
The flowers form greenish - yellow drooping catkins. Flowering and leafing sprout together.
The acorns are brown, almost round and stalked.
The branches are gray-green. The buds are reddish brown, thick egg-shaped and slightly pointed.
bark:The bark is first light gray and smooth, later furrowed to scaly.
location:Sun to slight shade
ph value:neutral to acid
garden- street- and parks tree
Oaks additional information
overview leaves | overview blossoms
overview fruit | overview trunks
overview winter | overview trees