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Quercus palustris

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Quercus palustris Pin Oak, Swamp Spanish Oak,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Conical, Horizontal Branching, Pendulous

Fast growing large deciduous tree with a rounded habit. Use for it's brilliant Autumn display of crimson-red foliage. The majority of leaves are retained throughout the year, acorns appear in the Summer months. Grows approx 20m x 10m wide. Suitable for large parks and gardens or as an avenue planting.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
10-25m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Leaf Miner

Cultural Notes: Tolerates most soils, including dry conditions. Best suited to a moist area. Can cope with air pollution and is often used on difficult sites.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fagaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Purple, Red
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: High, Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High