The timber of this stately tree is valuable. It prefers a well drained soil and is best in drier warm soils. Will develop a deep tap root. Plant in full sun
Bark: Silvery-grey shallow ridges, becoming furrowed and rougher with age.
Growth rate: Slow to Moderate
Fruit: Nuts ripen if long,hot summers are experienced. Usually thin-shelled
Possible Pollinators: self fertile