Quercus palustris Oak

Pin Oak

Description: A fast growing, large, dense-headed tree with slender drooping branches. The smooth bark is grey-brown, and the green deeply lobed leaves turn reddish-brown or rich scarlet in autumn.

History: Introduced to the UK from North America in 1800. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

Quercus Growing Tips: Grow in deep, fertile, well-drained soil. Requires lime free soil.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 7m x 5m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • L Size: Large
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Award-winning
  • Autumn colour
  • Open space planting
  • Wet tolerant
  • Attractive bark
  • Replacement prune

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