The Oak Tree Experiment – Update


acorns

Acorns

Two years ago I wrote about collecting acorns on my walk to work and then returning home and planting them in the hope they would grow into oak trees. You can read that post here.

Since writing that first post, I had given up hope and forgotten about the little acorns I had planted. Notice my surprise whilst releasing the second batch of painted lady butterflies from Insect Lore, I glanced into a pot and noticed what looked to me like oak leaves. I asked David for confirmation and he agreed.

oak tree

Baby Oak Tree

I was stunned and overjoyed. We have our very own little oak tree! It may have taken two years but we have success!

Have you successfully grew a tree from its seed?

Thanks for reading,

Christine x

7 thoughts on “The Oak Tree Experiment – Update

  1. I’m impressed you grew one from an acorn in a pot, i wonder if they’re like bonsai and you can control their growth if they’re in a pot. I mustn’t mention this to George our plants are ever expanding on the balcony there won’t be room for us if he carries on.

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