Oak Trees

Oak trees are not often thought of in terms of providing human food in our country, but were once a subsistence crop for many people in Europe. Oak trees yield acorns which can be boiled and baked, and the best varieties can actually be quite sweet and acceptable as a dish. Otherwise, pigs absolutely love acorns and are fattened on them, and even free ranged under oak trees, with great success.

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  • Pin Oak

    Pin Oak

    Pin Oak or Quercus robur fastigiata - tall narrow form of the oak tree, columnar in shape, pin oak is very popular in street plantings, producing large quantities of acorns  
    $28.00 inc. GST

  • portugese oak tree

    Portugese Oak

    Out of stock

    Portugese Oak stemming from Portugal portugese oak
  • English Oak

    Quercus robur, English Oak  -  broadly rounded open head, will grow to a large tree in optimum conditions, dark green to bluish green foliage, turning yellow then brown in autumn, with leaves persisting on branches into winter, acorns 2.5cm long
    $26.00 inc. GST