Pin Oak

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Quercus palustris
family: 
Beech family (Fagaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 30 m (99 ft)
leaf: 

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.

leaf shape: 
sinuate
leaf margin: 
smooth
fall foliage: 
bright yellow-rot
flowering: 
May
blossom color: 
green-yellowish
blossom description: 

The flowers form greenish - yellow drooping catkins. Flowering and leafing sprout together.

gender distribution: 
monoecious
fruit: 

Half round acorns, brown in a shallow fruit cups.

branches: 

The branches are smooth, horizontal and slightly pendulous. The buds are reddish brown, oval and slightly pointed.

bark: 
The bark is gray - gray-green and shallow furrows.
root: 
Shallow to heart-rooting plant
location: 
Sun
soil: 
sandy to loamy to strong loamy
ph value: 
slightly acid to slightly alkaline
usage: 

single tree or planting in groups

Basisdaten

pin oak (Quercus palustis) leaf
pin oak (Quercus palustis) leaf
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) leaf
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) leaf underside
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) budding in spring
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) flower
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) fruit / acorn
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) fruits / acorns
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) leave color in autumn
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) terminal bud
  • pin oak (Quercus palustis) trunk / bark
description: 

The Pin oak is originally from North America. It is found in South America, Australia and Europe. The pin oak is mostly planted as ornamental tree. Their wood is only of moderate quality.

Typical diseases for Pin Oak