|Quercus myrsinifoliais an evergreen oak, growing from 20 to 30 feet in height, less spread. Can grow to 40 feet. It is a small rounded tree, that has many applications due to its compact size. New foliage is purple-bronze, maturing to a dark green, a bit of discoloration can occur in winter. The acorns are borne in groups of 2 to 4, each one less than 1 inch long.
Very adaptable to soil types, heat, and not pestered by disease. Excellent as a small street tree, in planters, general landscape tree. Collect the seed in fall, give seeds 1 to 2 months of cold, moist stratification and plant in spring. Native to Japan and Asia.