The leaves of Pin oak is deeply sinuate near to the center axis. The leaf upside is glossy green. The leaves are up to 15 cm (5.9 in) long and often with brown tomentose at the veins on the leaf underside. The leaf margin is smooth.
The flowers form greenish - yellow drooping catkins. Flowering and leafing sprout together.
Half round acorns, brown in a shallow fruit cups.
The branches are smooth, horizontal and slightly pendulous. The buds are reddish brown, oval and slightly pointed.
single tree or planting in groups