Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)
Height: 50-75 feet
Width: 35-40 feet
Foliage: green during the summer and fairly dense
Fall Colors: crimson red
Growth Rate: fast growing
Soil: clay; sand; loam; acidic; extended flooding, or well-drained soil types
Description: The Pin Oak has a distinctive pyramidal shape with dense drooping branches. It has a strong central leader producing an impressive, tall shade tree. Has a low tolerance of salt so it’s not recommended for use along the road. Pin Oaks prefer to grow in full sun but they can tolerate partial shade. It is also disease resistant.