Garry Oak acorns - free

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  1. Margot

    Margot Generous Contributor 10 Years

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    If anyone would like some Garry Oak acorns (Quercus garryana) which are already showing a little root growth, please let me know. Free for the cost of postage - usually around $15.

    We've got another bumper crop this year.
     
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    LPN Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Trees here in the Comox Valley also have copious amounts of acorns.
     
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    Margot Generous Contributor 10 Years

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    Hi @LPN - Did you have a huge number of acorns the year before last too? Do you think it has anything to do with heat/water stress? It was interesting this year that there were far fewer jumping gall wasps which may explain why such a large percentage of the acorns are germinating so quickly. Some of our trees dropped their leaves weeks ago while others, growing in better conditions, still have lots.

    I wonder what the experts would say.
     
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    We've only lived here for 2 & a half years so I don't have much to go on. There has been a consistent amount of acorns during this time each autumn. It doesn't appear that Garry Oaks here have especially stressful growing conditions.
     
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