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Baby red oak worth saving?

Posted by oh42 TX (Dallas area) (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 16, 14 at 12:53

I got this red oak (I think it is red oak), growing right next to the wall (picture below). Also, I was thinking of planting a live oak in the yard this winter. Is it worth re-planting and moving this baby red oak to the yard, or should I just get a new tree from the nursery?


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RE: Baby red oak worth saving?

  • Posted by dbarron Z6/7 (Oklahoma) (My Page) on
    Sat, Aug 16, 14 at 12:55

That's a holly. Probably Ilex cornuta.


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RE: Baby red oak worth saving?

Yep, that's what the suckers from Burford Hollies look like.

Off to the nursery!


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RE: Baby red oak worth saving?

thanks!


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RE: Baby red oak worth saving?

Plant that live oak! Give it lots of room to grow and make sure the roots aren't circling crowded or in an area where they can't spread out.


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