University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Extension - Selecting Trees for Your Home
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Northern Pin Oak
Quercus ellipsoidalis
Hardiness Zone: 4 - 6 
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Mature Height: 50-60 Feet
Features: Red fall color; form.
Culture: Full sun; prefers moist, well drained soils but can also tolerate dryness.
Mature Form: Broad oval to rounded
Native To: United States (and Illinois)
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Tolerance: SaltSalt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Orange
Red
 
Additional Notes: Difficult to transplant due to deep taproot. Tolerates neutral soil pH better than the more commonly planted pin oak (Quercus palustris).

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