Quercus (Oak) ellipsoidalis (Northern Pin Oak)

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Also known as Hill’s Oak, Yellow Oak, and jack Oak. Native to northern Midwest United States. Similar to the Red oak but does not get as large and is heavier-branched. Simple, sharp-lobed leaves turn reddish in the Fall. Intolerant of shade. Prefers dry, acid, sandy soil, but tolerates heavier soils. Yellow inner bark.

  • Height: 50'-75'
  • Spread: 40'-60'
  • Exposure:
  • Fruit/Flower: catkins / acorn
  • Bloom: Spring
  • Flower Color: insignificant
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Fall Color: Red-Brown