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Water Oak Seedlings - 10 Pack

Water Oak Seedlings - 10 Pack

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Black oak seedling, also known as Quercus nigera is a slow growing tree that usually grows around 18 inches annually. The seedling prefers soils that are well drained and acidic. During the month of April, the seedlings display their perkiest leaves. However, the seedlings tend to keep their bright leaves all-round the year till they shed their foliage in the fall and wintertime. The canopy can grow quite big. Due to its capability to grow and multiply quickly even in dry areas, Quercus nigera is the most plentiful and common species in a stand of trees.

Where To Plant Black Oak Seedlings


It is native to Missouri but can also be found in the south-central and eastern United States and in coastal states. Therefore, the plant does well in wet areas. It grows to make a great shade which will, in turn, cut your cooling cost. In the southern regions, the medium-sized deciduous tree is usually semi-green.

Black Oak Seedlings Growth


It has derived its name from the fats that it has a deeply ridged black back. It is a large tree with a probable trunk of diameter 2-3 feet and can grow as high as 60 to 80 feet or higher. They also has a back that is grey and smooth when younger, the back later turn to black when the tree gets older. The growth rate is best at zone 6. However, they can be grown anywhere as long as the soil is well moisturized.

Benefits Of Black Oak Seedlings


The best thing with the black oak seedling is that as long as the roots are intact, the tree can regrow even after a wildfire. The tree has a lot of corns that are about an inch long that are a significant food for eastern gray squirrels, the white-tailed deer, wood duck, wild turkey, raccoons and the bobwhite quail. It has been used for fuel and timber since the 17th century.

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