Plant Catalog - QUERCUS PALUSTRIS
Pin Oak, Swamp Oak, Red Oak
A deciduous tree with a broad, spreading crown and upright to arching branches. Bark becomes furrowed and brownish-gray. Glossy, dark green leaves are deeply lobed with pointed tips. Inconspicuous female and male catkins yield acorns. Foliage turns ornamental red in fall. Native to northeastern North America. Provides habitat and food for numerous animal species.
USDA zones: 4 - 8
Sunset zones: 2 - 10, 14 - 24
Mature size: 50 - 80 feet high and 30 - 60 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water