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How much does a live oak tree cost?

Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020

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Prices
Tree Name Height Price
Live Oak - Seedling 12 - 14' $450
Live Oak - Seedling 14 - 16' $550
Live Oak - Seedling 16 - 18' $800
Live Oak - Seedling 18 - 20' $1,400

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Accordingly, how big does live oak get?

Mature Size The live oak grows to a height of 40–80' and a spread of 60–100' at maturity.

Beside above, how fast does live oak trees grow? Growth Rate Live oak is initially a very fast-growing tree, and may reach heights of 4 feet within the first year. After that, however, the rate of growth slows down, but remains rapid. This usually means that live oak can gain 24 inches or more in a single growing season, assuming growing conditions are optimal.

Keeping this in consideration, how much does it cost to buy an oak tree?

A 15' oak tree can cost between $100 - 400, depending on where you live and the oak variety.

How much is a live oak tree worth?

The value of this tree would be $195.00 for an average of $866.00 per thousand board feet. A fourteen inch Red Oak with a grade 3 rating would be worth $12.00 for an average price per thousand board feet of $265.00.

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Reinier Vysokov

Professional

How deep do live oak tree roots go?

Soon the taproot is surpassed by an extensive root system spreading horizontally. This lateral mass of roots will bring the tree moisture and nutrients for its lifetime. Most oak tree roots lie only 18 inches under the soil.

Ailing Frankreiter

Professional

How close can I plant an oak tree to my house?

Tree Spacing
They should be 40 to 50 feet away from all other trees. Allow an additional 15 to 20 feet between the live oak and your home, driveway or any other structure. This allows for roots that may extend beyond the adult tree's canopy.

Zoita De Los Mozos

Professional

Where do live oaks grow best?

As their scientific name (Quercus virginiana) suggests, southern live oaks are found in Virginia, and continue south to Florida and west to Texas and Oklahoma. Southern live oaks grow well in salty soils and in shade, which makes them great competitors against other, less tolerant trees.

Crispulo Kassen

Explainer

What is the fastest growing oak tree?

Nuttall Oak: This fast growing shade tree, also called red oak or pin oak, is said to be the fastest growing variety of oak, and can provide not only a leafy canopy, but a steady supply of acorns each year, which are devoured by squirrels, deer, and turkeys.

Leny Fabisch

Explainer

Where do oak trees grow best?

You can find an oak tree for almost all of the planting zones in the United States. Many oaks can and do grow well in southern climates with many of them extending to zone 9. The Live Oak can be planted in the most southern zone in the United States, zone 10.

Ria Schlagin

Explainer

What is the difference between a live oak and a water oak?

The water oak has a classic oak leaf shape, with leaves 2 to 4 inches long with three lobes at the tips. The live oak is also evergreen and keeps its leaves until they grow old and drop off the tree, while the water oak usually loses its leaves in the fall.

Shanae Sagastasoloa

Pundit

Is Live Oak a red or white oak?

It is my understanding that Live Oak ( Quercus Virginiana) is neither classified as either a red or white oak, but that the wood is more characteristic of the white oaks. It is the heaviest and most dense of all the north american oaks.

Rosia Schonbucher

Pundit

Where do live oaks grow?

A live oak tree will grow in part shade/part sun and in full sun. It tolerates many soils including clay, loam, sand, acidic, alkaline and occasionally wet but best on well-drained soils. The tree has a high tolerance of drought, a high tolerance of salty atmosphere and a moderate tolerance for salt in the soil.

Rustam Aubree

Pundit

How much does an oak tree grow in a year?

Growth Rate
White oaks, which thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9, are considered slow growers, climbing only 12 to 14 inches per year, compared to other trees such as Monterrey oak (Quercus polymorpha), which can grow 48 inches in one year.

Elisabeth Rosines

Pundit

Are oak trees hard to grow?

Trees that have been root pruned when successively moved to larger containers have a good chance of survival, but will not be as vigorous as a tree planted directly from an acorn. Oaks also have a reputation for being slow-growing.

Prospera Teismann

Pundit

How much does a mature live oak tree cost?

Prices
Tree Name Height Price
Live Oak - Seedling 16 - 18' $800
Live Oak - Seedling 18 - 20' $1,400
Live Oak - Seedling 20 - 22' $1,700
Live Oak - Seedling 22 - 24' $2,000

Miryan Auzan

Teacher

Are oak trees expensive?

Oak itself isn't that expensive. Most of the larger oak trees have been used. Old growth lumber is harder to come by. But there is a large population of replanted trees to replace what has been used, most of them not as large yet.

Bethany Nieslony

Teacher

Why can't humans eat acorns?

Acorns are generally safe to eat
Acorns have gained a bad reputation because they contain tannins — a group of bitter plant compounds that may be harmful when consumed in high amounts. Tannins are considered an antinutrient, which means that they reduce your body's ability to absorb essential nutrients from food (2).

Abdeluahid Deniz

Teacher

How do you grow an oak tree?

How to grow your own oak tree
  1. Collect acorns. Gather some acorns from the ground.
  2. Add acorns to compost. Fill a small flowerpot, yogurt pot or plastic cup with peat-free compost mixed with some sand or sawdust.
  3. Germinate. Place the containers in a cool place out of direct sun, such as a garage, shed or unheated spare room.
  4. Re-pot your seedlings.

Genadio Cossu

Teacher

How much money does it take to plant a tree?

It depends on the cost of planting a tree. And this cost per tree varies widely between different reforestation projects. It can go from as little as 10 cents per tree to over $20 per tree. In other words, with $20, you could plant 200 trees, or you could plant 1 tree, depending on the project.

Jurgita Alcheka

Reviewer

How much is a full grown tree?

A fully grown tree generally costs between $100 and $500.
The overall price of a full grown tree varies due to the size of the tree, species of tree, age of the tree, location of the store, and how many trees are being purchased. Common varieties of trees generally cost less.

Vicenç Durrkop

Reviewer

Are pine trees worth any money?

Your large pine trees may be valuable to timber-harvesting companies that sell them for lumber. The largest trees supply a greater volume of wood that can be milled into boards, siding and framing materials.

Eladina Lubutov

Reviewer

How can you tell how old a live oak is?

  1. Determine the species of oak in your backyard.
  2. Measure the circumference of the oak's trunk.
  3. Calculate the diameter of the oak.
  4. Determine the growth factor for your oak.
  5. Multiply the oak's diameter in inches times the growth factor to get the approximate age of your oak.

Gianluigi Boeckh

Supporter

How tall does an oak tree grow?

Most oak trees won't produce a good crop of acorns until they are around 50 years old. Over the next hundred years, the young tree matures into a majestic adult. A mature tree can grow up to 45 metres tall and can spread almost as wide.