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Pin Oak Quercus palustris


  • Pin Oak - Quercus palustris
  • Pin Oak - Quercus palustris
  • Pin Oak - Quercus palustris
  • Pin Oak - Quercus palustris

Average Shipping Height: 2' - 3'
Item #3438
Member Price *
$7.49
Regular Price
$11.50
Quantity

Cannot ship to AK, AZ, CA, FL, HI, LA, OR
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Overview

The Pin Oak grows in zones 4-8.
The pin oak is the type of tree that stands out from its neighbors. Its distinctive branching pattern sets it apart from other oaks. Homeowners and city foresters like this tree for many reasons: dense shade, tolerance of many soil conditions, heat, soil compaction and air pollution, pleasing to the eye in all seasons, and easy to plant. This fast-growing oak is common in yards, along streets, and throughout parks.

  • Provides beautiful shades of russet, bronze, and red in the fall
  • Grows quickly
  • Has a distinctive branching pattern that sets it apart, especially in winter
  • Offers dense shade
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'


Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height

60'–70'

Mature Spread

25'–40'

Growth Rate

Fast

Shape

Pyramidal

Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained, Wet,

Wildlife Value

Pin oak acorns are eaten by many songbirds, wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, squirrels and smaller rodents but are a particularly important food for many ducks.

History/Lore

The name pin oak comes from its short, tough branchlets located along the branches and limbs. Because of its tolerance for wet conditions, the tree is also known regionally as swamp oak, water oak and swamp Spanish oak. The tree was first observed scientifically prior to 1770.

Planting Instructions




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