Quercus palustris – Pin Oak or Swamp Oak

  • Description
Lower branches tend to droop almost to the ground. Brownish grey bark and glossy green leaves turn brilliant scarlet yellow red bronze in autumn. Good specimen tree with a pyramidal growth habit. Or keep the top trimmed out to create an umbrella shade tree. Will tolerate moist to wet acidic soil conditions.
Height x Width 8 x 6
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Tree
Shape Pyramidical
Country of Origin North America
Similar to Consider Liquidambars, Acer rubrum types, Quercus coccinea or rubra, Pyrus spp. Amelanchier Canadensis, Nyssa Sylvatica
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
Deciduous Leaf Colour Red, Orange
  • Flower
Flower Colour Insignificant
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree? Yes
Accent Yes
Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.