Pin Oak, quercus palustris

Pin Oak, quercus palustris
Item# DA-pinoak
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Product Description

Priority Shipping included in price of acorn quantities of 50 or more. Will not ship internationally.

Inventory available as of July 13, 2016: 300 Acorns.

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 71%; Where Harvested (location) - New Jersey

Pin Oak has a very symmetrical form. Lower branches grow downwards at a 45 degree angle, middle branches grow horizontally, and upper branches grow upward. The foliage has sharp-tipped lobes with deep sinuses. Foliage color is glossy green, developing red-orange to russet fall color. Pin Oak has a fast growth rate which has made it a popular oak for landscape use. Prefers a moist, well drained, slightly acid soil. Not tolerant of high soil pH. Has a fairly fibrous root system and transplants readily. The Pin Oak can reach heights of 50 to 70 feet and widths of 30 to 50 feet. It is cold hardy to zone 4.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for stratify for 60 days or until radicle emergence. Germination: Sow seed 1 inch deep, tamp soil, keep moist, mulch seed bed. OTHER: Fall sowing in mulched seedbeds is preferred to artificial stratification.