Pin Oak Tree

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Pin Oak Tree Description

Pin Oak Tree (Quercus palustris)

Pin oak tree is among the commonly used landscaping native oak because of its ease of transplantation!  It is present in the eastern as well as the central United States, across Connecticut to east Kansas, extending south to Georgia, and western Oklahoma. These trees are also widespread in Ontario, Canada. The tree gets its name from the small, tough branchlets that grow along with the twigs and limbs of the tree. It has a certain tolerance level for wet conditions; it is also known as water oak or swamp oak.

It has a unique branching arrangement that makes it stand out, especially in the winter. The leaves develop colors of crimson and bronze in the fall, providing excellent fall color. These trees have glossy dark green leaves having five lobes (but sometimes 7–9). They are separated by very shallow sinuses, which are 3–6 inches long. Also, the lobes have very fine bristle-tipped teeth on ends. Its catkins are 5–7 inches in length with a yellow-green color. They bloom in April and May. These acorns are roughly spherical and 12 inches long. They have a thin spaceship top of small, tight, and obscure scales.

Pin Oak Tree - When the tree reaches the age of 40, it develops a rougher bark and a loose expanding canopy

Its upper branches extend upwards, whereas the middle branches form 90 degrees to the trunk. The lower branches of the tree hang downwards. This type of canopy is another of its most recognizable features. Pin oak is a reasonably fast-growing founder or riverside species in its natural habitat, with a life cycle of about 120 years compared to numerous oaks. There are several examples of pin oaks that live longer than this. It is a swampy tree by nature, with a shallow, fibrous root structure that differs from many oak species.

These trees love well-drained and acidic soils. Their maintenance is relatively easy and requires minimal aftercare. Its height is 60-70 feet which can go up to 80 feet. Oak Quercus can grow in wet soils very conveniently. Numerous songbirds, wild turkeys, deer, squirrels, and tiny rodents enjoy the fruit of the trees. However, they are especially beneficial to many ducks. It also has no disease problems that most trees have. These trees are resistant to drought conditions.

This North American tree has an unusual leaf canopy. And a pyramidal shape which makes it very attractive. It is an excellent shade tree; therefore, people can enjoy sitting in its shade and appreciate summer weather. Mostly, people buy pin oak trees to make them flavorful features of their gardens.

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Reviews (1)

  • 5
    Happy happy!

    Posted by Sadie Menk on Jan 06, 2022

    They arrived in amazing condition I planted them and they already have leaves coming out on them!!


Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Ships November through April

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