Don't know. I tried some live oak acorns in local soil, no luck. Make me
wonder what the chances of any acorn naturally making a sapling, and making
it far enough away from the tree that made the acorn.
Acorns planted by squirrels regularly come up in my vegetable garden. (As do
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"Dioclese" <NONE> wrote in message
Have they over wintered out side? I would recommend you float them in
water, those that sink are good, the floaters are empty hulls. Your
location could determine how to handle them, but, if they over wintered
outside, and they sink, plant them a couple of inches deep (like the
squirrels) and see what comes up. Water them when it rains, if they in a
On Sun, 25 May 2008 18:01:06 -0400, "Jacqueline Davidson"
Burr Oaks sprout the season they fall to the ground. That usually
means in the fall. No special handling. Just poke them in the ground.
Red Oaks must over winter before sprouting, I put them in a plastic
bag with a damp paper towel in the refridgerator and some time around
March they sprout, at which time I move them to a tall pot and also
put that in the refridgerator.
However, I think that if you've allowed the Burr Oak acorns to dry
out, they wont germinate. You've got nothing to loss by trying though.
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