Quercus palustris--Pin Oak

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Quercus palustris--Pin Oak

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Pin oak grows from 50 to 80 feet tall and spreads 30 to 40 feet. The lower branches are drooping and may interfere with lawn maintenance. Pin oak grows in sun or partial shade and prefers a moist, rich, acid soil. Chlorosis due to iron deficiency develops in high pH soil. The tree has a moderately rapid growth rate and a scarlet fall color. Pin oak transplants well when young.

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