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The Live Oak Tree is our Iconic Tree of the Lowcountry
Latin name: Quercus Virginiana.
At The Tree Expert Company we are dedicated to the preservation of these Magnificent Trees.
*Picture above is of "The Angel Oak Live Oak Tree"
on Johns Island SC.
*The Angel Oak Tree is Estimated to be over 1500 years Old.
*Oak Trees appeared on our Planet about 65 Million Years ago!
There are over 600 of Extant Species Oak Trees!
A single Oak Tree can produce up to 10 Million Acorns in its Lifetime!
*Each acorn contains only one seed in a tough Shell!
*Only 1 in 10,000 acorns grow to be an Oak Tree!
*A Mature Oak will support over 280 Species of Insects.
Because of it's curved limbs the Live Oak was commonly used for Shipbuilding for the keel of boats.
*check Wikipedia links below for more info.
Oak Tree Population is Decreasing!
Clear cutting practices for urban development in the USA
as well as Clear cutting in Mexico and Central America for grazing land for cattle and coffee plantations Remove Oak Trees. The materials are also used for Construction and the production of Coal!
There are Currently over 78 varieties of Oak Trees in Danger of Extinction!
THE TREE EXPERT llc is Dedicated to the preservation of this Magnificent Species.
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