Trees of TMS
Edie Mahle, Sandy Lo, Emily Miller
Texas Red Oak
-Grows best in Texas, Georgia, and Florida
-Growth rate: 18 inches per year
-Has the height of 30-50 ft tall and sometimes 75ft
-Growth climate: Coastal Climate
-Leaves are medium sized and has 5 slopes
-Has the life span of 400-800 years
-Grows reddish-brown flowers and acorns
-Reproduction through pollination:
The Texas Red Oak produces both male and female flowers that are both small and unnoticeable. The flowers will open up and become pollenated before the tree has a chance to grow.
-Grows to 60-80 ft
-Growth rate is 12-24 inches per year
-Grows best in southeaster America
-Grows in warm temperatures and coastal climates
-Grows a cone like fruit
-The leaves are shiny and large with no bridges
-Has the life span of 80-100 years
Has a cone like fruit that opens up small seeds and fall to the ground. It then spreads by organisms. later it is once again dropped and normally germinates 2 springs after.
-Grows up to be 60-70 ft
-Growth rate of 18 inches per year
-Grows best in the coastal plains of southeast U.S.
-Grows in any climate
-Grows acorns that are edible when it is over 20 years old
-The leaves are stiff narrow ovals that are up to 2-4 inches long
-life span of over 200 years
Acorns are produced annually and is dropped by organisms to reproduce.
-Grows up to be about 50 ft
-Growth rate of 25 inches per year
-Grows best in coastal U.S. regions
-Grows in swamp climates
-The leaves are scale like with blades less than 2 inches long
-Life span of more than 100 years
The cones scale spread in the fall & the seeds fall and can then be reproduced.