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Fast-Growing Shade Tree

The Pin Oak, Quercus palustris, is a fast-growing shade tree.  It would look great as a central focal point in your yard or near your home to provide relief from the summer sun.
 
The Pin Oak tree is prized for the beauty of its symmetrical pyramid shape.  Choose a sunny spot for your Pin Oak tree and you’ll be amazed how quickly it graces your home with shade and beauty.  Even if you have poor soil, the Pin Oak will thrive, and it’s tolerant of transplanting should you choose to move it. 

The Pin Oak tree grows up to 70 feet tall with a 40 foot spread.  You’ll love how the Pin Oak’s leaves have a larger U-shaped opening between the lobes.  This distinguishes it from other Oak trees, and gives your tree a unique appearance.  It has a dense growth habit, with a thick branches coming off its trunk. 
 
As beautiful as the Pin Oak tree is all summer long, autumn brings even more appeal.  The Pin Oak tree is highly prized for its brilliant fall display of red and deep-bronze color.   It’s at this time that another of the classic and valued features of the Pin Oak tree appears.  Reddish/brown acorns begin to drop, creating an abundant fall harvest for a variety of wildlife.  Watch as Mallard and Wood ducks take a break from their fall migration to visit your home.  Deer, wild turkeys and squirrels may also stop in to provide a show for your enjoyment.
 
Pin Oaks were named by farmers who used the branches to “pin together” the beams of their barns years ago.  Pin Oak trees remain one of the most popular Oak trees in America today.
 
* Fast-growing
* Hardy
* Appeal to wildlife


Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Pin Oak Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Quercus palustris
Foliage Green
Mature Height 60 - 80 feet
Mature Spread 40 - 50 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Insignificant