#093 Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)

This Chinkapin Oak once stood at the back of the property. It was cabled for support. The tree was removed in the winter of 2020 due it becoming diseased.

Statistics (1998)

  • Circumference (In.): 82"
  • Height (Ft.): 95'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 60'
  • Total Points: 192

More Information

  • Nominated By: Patrick George, Heartwood Tree Service
  • Year Added: 1998
  • Owned By: Frank J. Jr and Rebecca Pietras
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: Starmount
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: Chinkapin Oaks are native to North Carolina and belong in the White Oak family. They are good shade trees and unlike most other oaks, are relatively disease and pest resistant. Leaves look more like those of a Chestnut than a White Oak.