Growing oaks from acorns
dmaraganore at mayo.edu
Fri Sep 30 07:57:35 EST 1994
In article <rcase.135.2E89F608 at rt66.com>
rcase at rt66.com (Roger Case ) writes:
> There are two types of oaks however, some produce acorns which will germinate
> in the fall, winter over, and then continue to grow in the spring --
> others do not germinate until the winter is over and them proceed to grow. If
> you know what kind of oak the acorns are from, you can determine when they
> will first germinate.
I have two types of oaks, Burr (white) oaks and Pin (red) oaks. The
majority are Burr oaks. I favor this latter species, as while they are
far less spectacular in the fall, they appear to be much more resistant
to oak wilt.
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