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Quercus palustris oak 'Northern Pin'
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Plant Type: Deciduous Trees

This rapid growing, native Oak is widely used as a boulevard tree. The many-lobed, sharply pointed leaves hang on the tree into winter. Growth habit is pyramidal with a strong central leader. Lower branches are pendulous, middle branching horizontal and the upper branches are upright. The branching habit gives it a very elegant appearance. Fruit is an acorn, with a light brown cap. Foliage is dark green above and lighter green beneath in the summer, turning bronze-red in the fall. Leaves persist into the winter. Bark is grayish-brown and more smooth than other varieties.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Pin Oak prefers full sun and moist, rich, well-drained soil. It does not tolerate alkaline soils.

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Green in summer to bronze-red in fall.

Plant Spread

40-60 ft. high x 40 ft. wide

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