Pin Oak

Pin Oak trees make great shade trees.  They have a display great form and grow fast.  The foliage of these trees drops in late fall and over winter.  The leaves of this tree have a glossy tone to them.  Though fairly hardy, this tree may require frequent watering during periods of extreme heat or drought.  Once established, this tree requires little maintenance.  This tree is commonly planted as a park tree or street line tree.  The pyramidal form of this tree makes is a desirable focal point in many landscapes.

Pin Oak

Pin Oak Leaves

Pin Oak Bark

Pin Oak Leaf

Pin Oak

Quercus Palustris

Plant Details

Flower Color- None

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and reddish-brown in the fall.

Zone- 4-8

Height- 50 feet tall

Spread- 40 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This oak tree is a fast grower.  The leaves of this oak tree are identified by their sharp tips compared to rounded leave of other species.

Other oak tree options.

  • English Oak
  • Northern Red Oak
  • Sawtooth Oak
  • Scarlet Oak
  • Southern Red Oak
  • Swamp White Oak
  • Willow Oak

Additional information on Pin Oak trees.