Chinkapin Oak

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Quick Overview

Chinkapin Oak is a wonderful selection for a shade tree, durable and adaptable oak with handsome glossy foliage.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Chinkapin Oak is a wonderful selection for a shade tree, durable and adaptable oak with handsome glossy foliage. 

Where to put it:

Chinkapin Oak is a versatile tree which can be planted almost anywhere in the yard, perfect choice for open areas in the back or front yard or the parkway. This tree should be planted at least 20ft from buildings. 

What it needs:

Chinkapin Oak is an extremely tolerant tree which can grow in almost any conditions, however, this native of the Northeast and Midwest has a reputation for performing well in alkaline soil. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Quercus muehlenbergii
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 45'
Mature Spread 45'
Shape Round
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color No
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable