Red Oak Pollination
Date: Winter 2012-2013
When do red oak trees pollinate?
Seasonally, oak trees flowers blossom in early spring before the leaves emerge. Oaks are wind-pollinated so the flowers are small and the pollen output is prodigious.
Developmentally, oaks need to grow for 10-20 years before they begin to flower.
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Update: November 2011