Gray-brown, and becoming deeply fissured with age.
Alternate, simple, obovate to oblong, 4 to 6 inches long, 3 to 7 pairs of rounded lobes with sinuses going halfway to midvein, very small ear-lobes at leaf base, very short petiole, dark shiny green above, paler blue-green beneath.
Acorn, 3/4 to 1 inch long, narrow, borne singly or in clusters on a long stalk, cap covers about 1/3 of acorn, matures in one season.
Fairmount | Quebec Gate; Blocks B and 4 are Champion Trees
Colorado Tree Coalition – English Oak
★ Champion Tree – the largest known tree of a species. These trees are measured using the American Forests points system which is calculated based on the trunk circumference, the height and the average crown spread to give a point value. Champion trees are documented and tracked at the state and national levels.