72 Pin Oak

Very dense, pyramidal canopy of Pin Oak covered in late summer green foliage.Facts About Pin Oak

Quercus palustris

Native to: Eastern United States
Crown: Densely pyramidal
Height: 50 - 80 feet
Width: 40 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Characteristics: Fall foliage is yellow red to russet brown. It has moderate drought tolerance.

Negative Features: Lower branches droop. Requires regular pruning for clearance until tree ages some. Leaves hang on through winter. Some consider the acorn fruit a nuisance. Galls can be a problem.

Uses: Good for all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets.

Comments: Improved cultivars like 'Sovereign' have less of a tendency to have lower angled branching. The Pin Oak is a large tree, suitable for boulevards.

Deeply furrowed,  medium grey Pin Oak trunk with small branch of green leaves.
Engraved stone sign for Pin Oak, Quercus palustris.
Cluster of green, pointed Pin Oak leaves.
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 8 ft.