Whitehorse City Council

Quercus palustris – Pin Oak

A large, deciduous tree, conical when young, becoming rounded with age, featuring brilliant, crimson-red leaves in autumn with most leaves retained throughout the winter and acorns appearing in summer. Can be used under powerlines, not suitable for use in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: generally trouble free. Leaf miners may cause problems
Height: 25m x 12m
Growth rate: medium to fast
Canopy density: high
Origin: East and Central North America
Drought tolerance: high
Water-logging tolerance: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: unknown