Urban Pinnacle® Oak


Quick Overview

Urban Pinnacle® Oak will be sure to attract the eye of onlookers. Its strong upright form and dark, glossy green leaves offer beauty and shade. Perfect for urban landscapes and parkways due to its small acorn size.


Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Urban Pinnacle® Oak is an attractive Bur Oak variety with a strong branching structure and rich, dark green glossy leaves. Its leaves will turn a warm golden-yellow in the fall and its small acorn size, about ½” in diameter, is very small for a Bur Oak. Resistant to both mildew and anthracnose.

Where to put it:

Urban Pinnacle® Oak’s striking upright oval shape and smaller acorn size make this tree a top pick for urban landscapes and parkways. Plant this tree anywhere shade and beauty are needed.

What it needs:

Urban Pinnacle® Oak is a tough tree adaptable to a variety of Chicagoland site conditions. Be sure to follow our tree care instructions for the first few growing seasons until the root system is well-established.


Botanical Name Quercus macrocarpa ‘JFS-KW3’ PP 22815
Hardiness Zone 3
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 55'
Mature Spread 25'
Shape Upright Oval, Narrow/Columnar, Pyramidal
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit Small acorn
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Dark green glossy leaves, Upright oval to pyramidal shape, small acorn size