Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak
Pin Oak

Pin Oak

Regular price $10.00

Quercus palustris

Although often confused with the Scarlet Oak, the Pin Oak grows in nearly pure stands on shallow sites that drain poorly. Scarlet Oaks are an upland species preferring soils with good drainage. Another unique identification for this species is the mature trees branch positions. The upper branches will point upwards, middle branches perpendicular to the trunk and the lower branches slumped downward.

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Growth Rate Fast
Mature Size 70-90 ft tall, 2-3 ft trunk diameter
Soil High clay; poorly drained, heavy soils
Light Full sun
Leaves 3-5 inches long with 5-7 lobes bristled tips and deep C-shaped sinuses; dark green to deep scarlet red in fall
Flower & Fruit Clusters of pointed buds found a twig tips; Acorns round up to ½ inch long, capped with thin and shallow saucer-like cup
Deer Browse Risk High
Benefits Wood is typically used for fuel wood, wood pulp and railroad ties due to its tendency to warp, even being heavy, strong and hard. Its shape, adaptability, longevity and fall foliar display have made it a popular ornamental. Commonly used in food plots being utilized by many games species such as wood ducks, white-tail deer and wild turkey.

The information below ONLY APPLIES to Spring Sales

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail unless "SHIP TO HOME" is selected at check out. SHIP TO HOME orders will be shipped around April 7th. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 14 & 15 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St., Sandusky, MI
  • April 21 & 22 at the Goodells County Park- Exhibit Barns.
    • Goodells, MI (Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park)
  • April 25 & 26 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St., Armada, MI
  • April 28 & April 29 at Clinton Twp Civic Center
    • 40700 Romeo Plank Rd Clinton Twp MI 48083

    Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.

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