It is at a woods edge.
Oct 10, Early leaf drop can be caused by a number of things, such as drought stress, spring frost damage, lightning strikes, or diseases such as bacterial leaf scorch, oak wilt, anthracnose, and insect damage. A close up of the leaves that are still partially green can help to diagnose, but without close examination, there is no way to tell. Sep 25, If the oak branches that are falling have green leaves on them, you are most likely seeing the result of squirrel nest building activity.
Normally this is more common in early summer and/or early winter. That it might be occurring now is a bit unexpected. However this year has also seen spring shrubs (e.g., lilacs) blooming a second time.
Oct 25, 5 Signs that Your Oak Tree is Dying Yellow Leaves. Have you noticed yellow leaves with greenish-colored veins on your oak tree? Assuming all or most of the Foliage Loss. Oak trees are bound to lose at least some of their foliage, especially when the cool fall Reviews: Although some color variation is normal, and pin oaks often produce bronze fall foliage along with red, leaves turning completely brown is not normal, especially outside of fall and winter.
Jul 11, When planted in soils with a pH greater thanhowever, the pin oak develops iron chlorosis, a nutrient deficiency symptom. (Other trees quite susceptible include silver maple, baldcypress, crabapple, and sweet gum.) Affected trees have block and tackle tree felling leaves with dark green veins, with some developing angular brown spots and brown, curled leaf margins.