Quercus palustris - Pin Oak / Swamp Spanish Oak - 5 seeds
This large deciduous Oak tree is fast growing reaching 15 - 21m tall and a spread of 12 - 18m wide, the smooth grey brown bark on the trunk develops ridges with age, has a pyramidal crown with a strong central leader, pendulous lower branches, horizontal middle branches and upright upper branches.
The dark green foliage is deeply cut with 5 - 7 sharply pointed lobes turning brick red, then bright crimson in the Autumn before falling form the tree.
The flowers are yellow green catkins occurring in spring as the new leaves are unfurling, following flowering, rounded acorns are produced (taking 15 - 20 years before the trees produce seeds), these are a valuable food source for small mammals and birds.
This is a spectacular tree for Autumn colour, shade tree, specimen tree, lawn planting or Bonsai.
Grow in full sun in fertile, well drained to moderately wet acidic soils but will tolerate poorly drained soils.
5 premium quality seeds shipped on receipt of cleared funds.