|Quercus marilandica has an uneven scrubby habit, may eventually grow to 40 feet, usually smaller. It is generally found on poor, sandy, acidic soils. Foliage is a lustrous dark green, with yellow-brown fall color. Acorns are less than 1 inch long, with a yellowish cup. Not really cultivated, but might be worth starting from seed in its native area, New York to Florida and Texas.