At full maturity, this oak is 30-50 feet tall. The California black oak’s bark forms squarish puzzle pieces and its characteristic lobed oak leaves range from pinkish red to olive green to yellow-orange over the course of the growing season.
|Oak Woodland, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
|full sun, part shade
|moist to dry soil
|drought resistant, requires summer water in dry locations, supports wildlife