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Native Oak Conservation

Care of California’s Native Oaks
Bulletin of the California Oak Foundation

Native oaks, when young trees, are very tolerant of their environment and make excellent and adaptable landscape assets. The mature native oak is an invaluable part of our environment but does not tolerate many changes once established.

Architects, builders, homeowners, and others should be very careful in fitting their plans with these magnificent giants. Any substantial change in the mature oak’s environment can weaken or kill an oak, even a healthy specimen.

A good rule of thumb is to leave the tree’s…

To read more, please download the full 6-page guide to Native Oak Conservation PDF here.

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