Quercus muehlenbergii  ~ Chinkapin Oak - Delivered By ServeScape

Quercus muehlenbergii

Chinkapin Oak

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  • Guaranteed locally grown
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.
**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Chinkapin Oak is a medium-sized native deciduous tree with an open globular crown.  The toothed foliage that resembles chestnut leaves is a dark green and turns shades of yellow-brown in fall. The acorns have cups that cover half the nut and are edible, but it may take 30 years to produce first acorn crop.  Best grown in full sun and rich acidic well-drained soils.  Tolerates wet soils.




40’ - 60’


50’ - 70’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 7


Full Sun, Part Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance.  Chlorosis is common in alkaline or neutral soils.  Oaks are susceptible to a large number of diseases, including oak wilt, blight, root rot, anthracnose, oak leaf blister, cankers, leaf spots, and powdery mildew.  Potential insect pests include scale, oak skeletonizer, leaf miner, galls, oak lace bugs, borers, caterpillars and nut weevils.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasWildlife Gardens Privacy Screen, and Shade Tree.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Serviceberry, Magnolia, Burning Bush

IMAGE: Vojtěch Zavadil2494-Quercus muehlenbergii-Arb.Brno-8.12CC BY-SA 3.0

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