A stout, relatively small shade tree, the chinkapin oak has dark-green, toothed leaves and yellow to orange fall color. If planted with sufficient space, its broad low base of branches will provide excellent cooling summer shade.
Size and Light Requirements
A sun-loving tree valued by wildlife, the chinkapin oak typically reaches 40 feet in height in 40 to 60 years.
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All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, D.C.