There are so many reasons to love Oaks. Oak can thrive in many harsh conditions- a single tree can be home and food to over 500 different insects. The acorns that Oaks produce have been one of the most essential foods of ancestral peoples from all over the world. This nut has a long shelf life, is extremely nourishing, and provides the body with many complex nutrients and energy. They are a complete protein. Planting Oaks creates a massive positive ripple in nature. It will nourish the landscape, animals, and humans for hundreds of years.
|Latin name||Quercus sp|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 3|
|Sun Requirements||Full sun|
|Average year to bear fruit||20|
|Harvest Time||September to November|
|Soil||Slightly acidic, tolerant of many soil types|