Chinkapin Oak Tree

Chinkapin Oak Tree

Chinkapin Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus muehlenbergii
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Weakly rounded when young; open rounded crown with age
Height:   40 to 50'
Weight:   40 to 60'
Leaf:   3 to 6.5" alternate, simple, lustrous green leaves; remains attractive all season; yellow, orangish brown to brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .7 to 1" acorn
Comments:    Difficult to transplant; pest free; strong wood
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --