Quercus palustris

Pin Oak

Height: 40-60′
Spread: 40′

Shape: Broad, pyramidal
Foliage: Dark green

Fall Foliage: Bright red
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 4-8

This rapid growing, native oak is widely used as a boulevard tree. The many-lobed, sharply pointed leaves hang on the tree into winter. Pin oak prefers full sun and moist, rich, well-drained soil. It does not tolerate alkaline soils.

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries