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Acorns Make A Towering Oak Tree
Acorns are the fruits of oak trees. In the spring, oak trees begin to grow a tiny green acorn. By late fall and early winter, the acorns are a shiny brown and fully ripe. They start to fall from the tree. Acorns can't grow under the dense shade of their mother tree, but they don't have to. They depend mostly on squirrels to carry them far away. Squirrels love to eat tasty acorns, but they have to store a lot of them in secret places for the long winter. They are very successful at finding these great hiding spots, but sometimes forget precisely where they are. When that happens, the acorn will be left alone all winter long. Then, in the spring, it will start to send a taproot into the earth and a sprout into the sky. Acorn sprouts become oak saplings in about five years. Seedlings grow into small oak trees after that, flowering and producing acorns of their own. Oak trees grow taller and taller every year. These trees can grow for hundreds of years, growing bigger and taller with each passing year. With enough time and space, the littlest acorn will develop into a mighty oak tree.
Acorns Grow Trees that Live for Hundreds of Years
Plant an acorn and grow a towering oak tree. The plant now and in spring you will have a magnificent oak tree sprouting up from the ground. Offering you oak tree acorns is fascinating. Merely take a tablespoon and dig a small hole and plant the oak and let Mother Nature do the rest. Acorns require absolutely no fertilizer, no maintenance or even water. Mother Nature grows her own in the forests and you can too. When you plant an acorn, an oak tree will come in the following spring, and you can create a habitat for deer, squirrels and many more little creatures like birds and other small animals to home in. Our acorns are freshly harvested, and we ship to all states. No license required to buy from us, and we offer you the best possible prices on all your planting needs.
Acorns, a Miracle of Nature
We often take acorns for granted. Acorns, though, can be quite amazing little seeds. They are a miracle of nature right before our eyes. From such a tiny seed, an acorn can grow into a magnificent oak tree, providing shade for our streets and habitats for our wildlife.
The story of an acorn begins with a beautiful oak flower somewhere deep in a northern forest. From the early days of spring, an oak flower waits until a random gentle breeze one day blows a little bit of oak pollen in its direction. This pollen does something beautiful: it'll turn this lonely flower into a growing seed that someday may produce another majestic oak tree. Throughout the summer, the seed begins to swell and grow larger. Heavier and heavier, it grows until, pushed by a chilly fall breeze, it drops onto the ground.
There the short lives of most acorns end food for squirrels and other wildlife. Our acorn, however, is one of the lucky ones. Perhaps covered by leaves or hidden in high weeds, the squirrel's someone misses this little acorn. It's allowed to remain until all the squirrels are warm inside their nests, hibernating and waiting for spring.
Winter comes. The seed is now covered in snow, lying cold and dormant on the forest floor, just waiting. Soon, the coldest days pass, and the snows began to melt. The sleeping seed now begins to swell with water from the moist spring soil until, finally, the seed cracks. The acorn awakens, and out pops a tiny tender green shoot, the beginnings of a magnificent oak tree.
This tiny green shoot is lucky. It's fallen just in the right place. With just enough protection from the breeze and just enough sunlight, it begins to grow and grow. Some day, this tiny green shoot, smaller than your finger, will grow into a magnificent oak tree, reaching high into the sky.
Oak trees are in danger, though. Loved for their beautiful hardwood, many have been cut down and have been replaced with invasive tree species. But you can help ensure future generations also get to see forests filled with majestic oaks, and enjoy their shade on hot summer days. For 99 cents, you can plant your oak tree, and watch one of nature's miracles unfold before your eyes.
Also known as the Oaknut, the term Acorn refers to the body of the fruit borne by oak trees belonging to the Fagaceae family and the genus of either Quercus or Lithocarpus. Acorn nuts house either one or two seeds, and these seeds are contained within a hard, leather-like domed shell. While time to maturity varies across the different species of Oak Trees in existence, acorns typically develop over between 6 months and two years.
Since they are produced by the Oak Tree, acorns are found most frequently in forest habitats with a large population of oak trees. The Acorn is often eaten by birds who inhabit such forests, including woodpeckers and certain species of duck. Ripe acorns are also frequently used as foods in many human cultures. With a high aggregate nutrient density across all species, acorns contain a very high volume of essential minerals like potassium and calcium along with several polyphenols, including various tannins.
The essential acorn body consists of six components:
- The Cupule
- The Acorn Wall (Also known as the Pericarp)
- The Testa
- The Plumule
- The Radicle
- The Gynoecium
Typical food uses of the Acorn include acorn flour and acorn soup