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Question:
How old does an oak need to be in order to yield acorns?


Replies:
Varies depending upon the species of oak, growing conditions, etc. Here is an example for scarlet oak, 20 yrs.

http://wildwnc.org/trees/Quercus_coccinea.html

Another site for Alabama indicates 25 yrs for a good crop:

http://www.pfmt.org/wildlife/somethings/appendix6.htm

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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