The pin oak tree is a good choice for landscaping
The pin oak tree, which goes by the Latin name Quercus palustris, is a large and full shaped shade tree that belongs to the red oak family. The tree has a growth rate of approximately 24 inches per year, considerably higher than most oak trees. The tree has a characteristic pyramidal shape (when young) and glossy green leaves, enhancing its beauty as a shade tree. When the tree matures, it assumes an odd shape:
The lower branches hang low.
The middle branches stick out like limbs.
The upper branches grow straight upwards.