The pin oak, Quercus palustris, is a tree that's native to the eastern part of the United States. It is very popular as a street tree because it tolerates poor soil conditions and pollution. It does best in soil that is ... More »

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Some diseases that affect pin oak trees include oak wilt, bacterial leaf scorch and anthracnose. These three diseases are spread differently, and oak wilt can be spread from tree to tree through their roots. More »

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Pin oaks are medium-sized oaks that reach up to 70 feet in height. Their crowns may exceed 40 feet, and they often contain drooping limbs near the base. Pin oaks are part of the red-oak group, and, as with all other red ... More »

Oak trees come from acorns. Acorns are nuts produced by oak trees that drop to the ground in early autumn. Although not generally eaten by modern humans, acorns are beloved fare of squirrels and chipmunks. More »

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Pruning small trees is relatively easy and the method involves making several cuts on the branch part of the stem collar. One very important aspect when pruning trees is to protect the main trunk or stem of the tree whil... More »

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To graft a tree, cut off the upper part of the stock plant, make a cleft, and insert scions from the graft plant into the cleft. Tie the scions together, cover them in grafting compound, and care for the new grafts until... More »

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The pin oak tree, Quercus palustris, has a unique growing pattern. The top third of its branches grows upward, the middle third grows straight outwards and the bottom third grows downwards. More »

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