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Black Oak Seedlings - Package Of 100

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Size 6-18''

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Black Oak Seedlings Plant Description

Also known as Quercus Kelloggii, and is part of the Red Oak family. It will grow in all slope and aspect positions but prefers large yards and fields with ample sunlight. The nuts or acorns produced are a favorite of birds, small rodents, turkeys, deer, insects, squirrels, and sometimes people. Native Americans used them for indigestion, fever prevention, and as an available food source for acorn meals. Cavities in the tree are a preferred home for tree squirrels, woodpeckers, owls, and even American black bears. It also provides timber, shelter, and food for livestock.

Black Oak Seedlings is a Popular Choice for Landscaping

The inner bark layers are yellow and orange and sometimes used to make dyes. Quercus kelloggii is a popular choice for landscaping projects by government agencies and commercial entities. Hardy Planting Zone- USDA Zone 3 through 9 Bloom Season (if any) – The leaves bloom in April and turn dark brown, orange, and red before dropping off the tree in the fall. The maturity of nuts is from October to early November. Nut production begins after about 20 years and continues up to approximately 75 years of age.

Bloom Color: Black Oak leaves are shiny deep green on the upper surface and yellowish-brown on the lower. The tree produces light green acorns that turn brown after about two years when matured. The bark darkens over time. Height at Maturity: Depending on the climate, the Black Oak can reach heights of 82 up to 118 feet. It is slow in growing by only 18-22 inches per year.

The trunks are usually bare of branches up to 39 feet. Some species can live as long as 500 years. Soil Type Preferred - Well-drained and acidic soil that can thrive in clay or sandy soil. It will tolerate dry, poor soil. Sun or Shade: Prefers direct sunlight over shade for optimum growth.

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