Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)


Quick Facts

  • Commonly used as a landscaping oak
  • Easily transplantable and pollution tolerant


Has 3-5 inch alternate dark green leaves with 5 to 7 points or lobes. Can grow from 70-90 feet in height. Develops small acorns at 16-18 months. Mature reddish-brown acorns drop from September to November. It is often utilized as a food source for white-tailed deer, wood duck, and wild turkey. Leaves change from dark green to a scarlet red in the Fall.