Quercus palustris (Pin Oak)
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Native: North-eastern United States
Location: Successful in cultivation in Europe but found mainly in some botanical collections.
Height to 25m or more
Leaves deeply lobed, grow to 7.5-12.5cm long with conspicuous tufts of brown hairs on the vein axils underneath and turn scarlet and deep red in autumn.
Flowers in early May with young bright yellow leaves, the females are in the new leaf axils.
Acorns mature after two years, about 1.2cm long and one third covered by their cup.