Native to: Eastern United StatesCrown: Densely pyramidalHeight: 50 - 80 feetWidth: 40 feetGrowth 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.