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Name: Thomas
Status: other
Grade: 12+
Location: NJ
Country: USA
Date: Summer 2009

Question:
Is it natural for my oak tree to drop green acorns, and plenty of them, in the heat of august. Everthing that I read indicates they drop their acorns in the fall. We did have a lot of rain this spring and summer, so I understand the amount of them has increased. Just wanted to make sure their is nothing wrong with the tree.



Replies:
Weather events can cause trees to drop acorns prematurely:

http://www.radioiowa.com/gestalt/go.cfm?objectid=25DC6C4E-4E39-4CB3-A1BFA67615C65AB9

http://www.qdmaforums.com/showthread.php?t=733

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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