With all due respect for the folks who drew the range map of Bur Oak, we knew better. Most of our seed comes from sources within a few minutes’ drive from our nursery here in Mississippi (where they aren’t supposed to occur naturally, but do). As a result, our bur...
With all due respect for the folks who drew the range map of Bur Oak, we knew better. Most of our seed comes from sources within a few minutes’ drive from our nursery here in Mississippi (where they aren’t supposed to occur naturally, but do).
As a result, our bur oaks have adapted to a longer growing season, giving them a little more time to make up for their reputation of being a slow grower. Also, our bur oaks take on more of a timber form in comparison to western and far northern strains. Due to their scarcity down here, and competition from deer and squirrels, we are in short supply of these seedlings, so get ‘em while they're hot.
Although acorn size varies from large to huge from year to year, the critters don’t seem to mind. These trees will grow on an extremely wide range of site types; just don’t plant one near a parking area unless your car insurance covers bur oak damage. Cheers to a unique oak that produces gargantuan, tasty acorns, and tolerates a wide range of sites from acid to alkaline, and upland to bottomland.
White Oak section
4 - 9
4.5 - 7.2
Acorns attract deer, squirrel, mice, cottontail rabbits, and wood ducks (foliage is also good browse for deer).
Found on both low, rich, moist soils of bottomlands and on limestone or calcareous clay in uplands. Very adaptable oak.
Live plants and seedlings: Orders without a specific ship date selected at check out are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. In order to ensure our live plants and seedlings are delivered in the best shape we do not ship on Friday Saturday or Sunday. You may select a shipping date up to six weeks from purchase date at check out.
Tree Protection and Supplies: Items are shipped via UPS the first shipping day following the day the order is received. We do not ship tree protection items and supplies on Saturday or Sunday.
Native Seed and Forb Blends : Native Seed and Forb blends are custom blended and shipped via UPS from Kentucky please allow three days from the day the order is received until shipment. We do not ship Native Seeds and Forb Blends on Saturday or Sunday.
No Refund Policy:
Mossy Oak Nativ Nurseries (Nativ Nurseries) guarantees that our product will arrive in good condition, alive, and true to its name as labeled. We take care in packaging our products. If your order is incorrect or does not arrive in good condition, contact our customer service desk within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product to report any mistake in your order or damage to the product. No refunds will be given however but, we will fix our mistake or rectify any damage by replacing the product at our expense. Nativ Nurseries makes no warranty, expressed or implied for any certain rate of growth or productivity for any of our plant products. Nativ Nurseries will not be responsible for crop failure, damage to products after the customer has received an order, or injuries due to non-recommended zone planting, frost damage, or any man made or natural cause beyond our control. Nativ Nurseries will consider replacing an order if a claim is made in writing or e-mail within five (5) business days from your receipt of the product explaining in detail what problems have occurred. However, Nativ Nurseries reserves the right to refuse replacement at any time.
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