|Quercus nuttalli is a fairly large oak growing in the southern coastal plain, reaches 40 to 60 feet tall, 30 to 40 feet spread. The foliage remains glossy green until February in the south and in warmer areas maybe even semi-evergreen. Fruit is an acorn, 1/2 inches long, on a short stalk. It has no special cultural requirements, able to withstand heat and humidity and poor drainage. no serious pests attack this tree. It has been used effectively as a city tree, lining many streets in the south.