Pin Oak Tree

Pin Oak Tree

Pin Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus palustris
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including wet soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal; dense; pendulous lower branches; loses lower limbs with age
Height:   60 to 80'
Weight:   40 to 50'
Leaf:   3 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; 5 to 7 deeply cut lobes; russet, bronze, red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .5" acorn
Comments:    Young trees and lower branches of older trees hold leaves throughout winter; fibrous root system; transplants well
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --