Pin Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus palustris
Common Name: Pin Oak
Family: Fagaceae

Plant Description: A deciduous tree, single trunked with a conical crown
Growth Form: Conical
Growth Rate: Medium
Height: Approximately 30-40 metres
Canopy: Approximately 25 metres, conical
Leaf Type: Simple, elliptical
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Colour: Bight green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flowering Time: October, November, December
Tolerance to Frost: High Frost Tolerance
Tolerance to Drought: Drought Tender
Bark: Furrowed
Light Requirements: Full sun, open position
Pruning: Formative pruning when young to train growth