|Grows from 60 to 70 feet in height with a broad rounded form, wide spreading branches. Similar to Q. acutissima except the upper surface is a dull dark green and the underside of the leaf has a distinct whitish tomentum. The bark is deeply furrowed, gaining a corky appearance. Spring flowers are golden catkins, males 4 inches long. The fruit is an acorn, fall ripening. No serious diseases, fine ornamental tree. Native to Japan, Korea and China.