Why You Should Choose to Plant Oak Trees

If you’re thinking about planting a tree or trees this season, we understand you might have difficulty deciding which species to plant. If you desire to have a tree grow beautifully and fruitfully, going with Oak might be the best bet. Now, there are plenty of reasons to choose to plant an Oak Tree, but one of the major ones is that it is Oaks support more life-forms than any other North American tree genus. It’s important to be gardening and planting trees for the environment. Oak trees are some of the most beneficial trees to us, the environment, and the wildlife.

When is the Best Time to Plant an Oak Tree?

This is actually the perfect time to transplant or plant Oak trees. Right around February/March or before spring budding occurs in your area is when Oak Trees are good to be planted. You have a couple options when it comes to growing an Oak tree as well. You can plant from an acorn or seed depending on your situation or preference.

Cold Stream Farm will be able to help you with any transplanting or planting details when it comes time. Our experts in the field have the ability to give you the best tips for planting Oak trees on your property, as well as give you maintenance tips for growing a long-lasting tree.

The Benefits of Oak Trees

Like all trees, Oaks are very beneficial to the environment and ecosystem of our planet. Oak trees capture carbon as they grow. This is helpful for the environment because the trees then produce oxygen. They also capture toxins in the air and harbor that for better output. If you’re looking to bring more wildlife to your property, Oak trees will allow for that. Oak Trees grow from tiny acorns, and yes, they also fall from the tree. Oak trees attract squirrels, chipmunks, wild turkey, crows, flying squirrels, rabbits, opossums, blue jays, quail, raccoons, wood ducks, and more!

Consider Oak Trees to Plant on Your Property

Oak trees are some of the most common trees around North America. If you’re looking for the perfect trees to plant on your property, contact Cold Stream Farm at 231-464-5809 today or visit us online for more information!