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#298911 - 07/13/07 03:57 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: Food Plot 101]
Cottontop
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I have 8 in my yard that are about 15 years old. They are about 30-40 feet tall and are almost a nuisance they have so many acorns. The kids rake and pick them up by the 5 gallon buckets full in the fall. Still I have literally hundreds that sprout from acorns mashed into the yard every spring. The freeze hurt them this year but they still have several acorns on them. They make a beautiful shade tree as well. You have to trim the lower limbs to mow around as they do have limbs close to the ground.
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#302160 - 07/16/07 10:08 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: 89montero]
holstonangler
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If you don't place them fairly close together, you may have pollination problems. This occurs when the wind, bees, and other insects don't fertilize the bud in the spring, causing the tree not to produce acorns.
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#303007 - 07/17/07 04:02 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: holstonangler]
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 Originally Posted By: holstonangler
If you don't place them fairly close together, you may have pollination problems. This occurs when the wind, bees, and other insects don't fertilize the bud in the spring, causing the tree not to produce acorns.



interesting,.. i didn't know this. Thanks for sharing that info.
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#304824 - 07/18/07 10:35 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: 89montero]
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Get some advice about "why" they arent producing. There should be something to help?
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#305730 - 07/19/07 04:58 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: Food Plot 101]
TS_13
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Man where did you score those at? Nice trees!
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#305792 - 07/19/07 05:55 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: TS_13]
Food Plot 101
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K-Mart of all places. They didn't have a lot of them but who cares. I got some live oaks, water oaks and persimmon trees too. Oh, and 2 peach trees, 2 pear trees and an apple tree. Think I'm gonna be busy here before long!
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#306565 - 07/20/07 08:14 AM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: Food Plot 101]
TS_13
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Seriously! I have been looking for sawtooth and persimmons.... which k-mart? I live in hendersonville... (i am not going to buy them up....)
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#306979 - 07/20/07 02:36 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: TS_13]
Food Plot 101
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In G'ville. Help yo self! This has been a few weeks ago. Like I said, they had very few left, especially after me and my bro bought ours.
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#309544 - 07/23/07 08:05 AM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: Food Plot 101]
TS_13
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i went by. Got 2 Persimmons at G-ville, then hit the one in H town, scored one more there..... Thanks for the tip! I will look out next year! If you hear of any more drop me a line.
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#310050 - 07/23/07 03:10 PM Re: Sawtooth Oak Question [Re: TS_13]
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Same here.
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