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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Burr Oak Tree Seedlings - Quercus macrocarpa
The Burr Oak Tree Seedlings is a slow-growing tree that will reach a height of 70-80 feet with a spread of 80 feet. It will grow less than a foot a year, but can live up to 300-400 years! It has oblong shaped leaves that are 6-12 inches long and 2-6 inches wide. The leaves have 5-9 lobes that are separated about halfway down. In the fall, they turn bright yellow or brown. The trunk can reach 2-3 feet in diameter.
The Burr Oak Tree Seedlings will grow acorns that are about ¾ - 1 ½ inch long with the top half covered by a brown cup.
The acorns will drop from the tree between August and November. This tree should be planted in full sun with at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight a day. It thrives in zones 3-8 and should be planted in acidic, alkaline, sandy, well-drained soil. While it prefers moderate moisture, it can tolerate some drought conditions. The Burr Oak can also tolerate pollution and stress from heat. These trees grow to be too big for most urban or suburban yards but work well as a shade tree in large yards, parks, or on institutional grounds. They attract deer, rabbits, ducks, squirrels, and wild turkeys.
The Burr Oak Seedling tolerates many different soil conditions quite well and can live to be as old as 300 years.
It does well in urban areas and is even known to be quite fire resistant. It can also tolerate pollution very well. It provides a very nice and dense shaded area under its canopy, and it makes a bold statement with its massiveness. It features a greyish bark and stout branches. It will produce male catkins that are green-yellow in color and female catkins that are reddish in hue. It will also provide ample acorns that attract many small animals and wildlife. Overall the Burr Oak Tree Seedlings is a very hardy tree to have around. The foliage on this tree is dense and will be dark in color. This green color will give way to gorgeous yellow leaves for the fall season that will stand out no matter where it is planted.
Burr Oak Tree Seedlings