all about them
TEXAS RED OAK
Lifespan -100 years
Grows well in almost any climate
The leaves are simple, alternate, 4-8 inches long, 3-6 inches wide, 7-9 tipped lobes, dark green
Full height-80 feet
Uses acorns to reproduce
Produces acorn like fruit
The abiotic factors - it needs is water and dirt
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU WANT TO GROW A RED OAK IN YOUR YARD
Limiting factors that keep the trees from growing are limited space.
You need to give the tree water it helps keep it hydrated.
Oak leaf blister fungus can harm the tree.
The short and long term effects it makes the area looks nice, animals use it for shade and for shelter.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU WANT TO GROW A LIVE OAK IN YOUR YARD
Find a nice area that you would like to be shaded and where the tree will have plenty room to grow.
Dig a hole as wide as the oak's container. Next, take the oak out of its container and put it in the hole then fill the hole with soil. Water the live oak regularly until it establishes itself.
Prune the tree to keep it shaped the first two years and cut off any branches lining the bottom of the trunk. Prune the live oak in warmer months when there's no chance of a freeze.
Animals such as birds need this tree for shelter.
The short and long trem effect is that it provides shade and it makes the area look nice.