Scientific Name: Quercus palustris Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:pin oak Texture:Medium
Family Name:FagaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Pendulous, Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous, Flowering cut plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 10 - 15m
Origin: U.S. - northeast, U.S. - central Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lustrous, Elliptic, Oblong, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Green-yellow, May
Fruit: Nut, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Bog, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen plant, Street (boulevard tree)
Key ID Features:Leaves glossy, medium green, deep lobes with 'pins' on the tips. Winter ID: buds light brown; branching pattern is distinct - upper branches point up, middle branches are strongly horizontal, bottom branches point down.