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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Swamp White OakSwamp White Oak is a broad, spreading, deciduous, green foliage turning stunning orange in autumn time, swamp white oak bearing acorns
Pin OakPin 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
Portugese OakPortugese Oak stemming from Portugal portugese oak
Cyprus OakCypress Oak or Quercus robur fastigiata is a tough, columnar type of English Oak, which can be used for screening or planting in avenues, or as specimen trees, foliage is dark green to bluish-green, turning to autumn colours of greenish-yellow to yellowish-brown
Out of stockQuercus rubra, Red Oak - broad, rounded, spreading, symmetrical crown, dark green leaves turning red to golden brown in autumn, a stunning display, acorns 2.5cm long in autumn