Moon Valley Nurseries Chinquapin Oak details and information. Moon Valley Nurseries has a great selection of Chinquapin Oak trees that are grown only from our best specimens. Learn more about Moon Valley Nurseries trees and best practices for outstanding plant performance.
Moon Valley Nurseries
- Full sun
- Shade in the summer, Light in the winter!
- Easy to grow
Chinquapin Oak tree also called Yellow Oak is a member of the white oak family of trees and is a medium sized grower that offers great shade Spring through Summer. These trees are well adapted to many soils, growing in harsh limestone conditions to clay soil types, once established the Chinquapin Oak is very durable. These trees prefer to be planted in full sunlight where they will receive at least 6 hours of full sun. They have a simple leave that is oval or oblong in shape growing to about 6\ long by 2\" wide and is a deep green color contrasted by a dark brown trunk. The wood is a heavy strong wood that withstands windy conditions well and the trimmed wood can be used for BBQ as well.
Oak trees like the Chinquapin are very versatile trees and can be planted for shade trees