|Quercus macrocarpa is a large oak, reaching 70 to 80 feet height and greater spread, may reach 100 feet. It develops a massive trunk and a wide crown in maturity. The bark is rough, with ridges and furrows. Summer foliage is dark green, fall color is yellow-brown to yellow-green. Acorns are quite large, 1 1/2 inches, with fringed cup. Adapts to different soil types, thrives in limestone soils, tolerates city conditions, needs full sun. Can be subject to disease. Excellent for park plantings, and large areas, very impressive oak. Native from Nova Scotia to Pennsylvania, west to Manitoba, Texas.