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Piers Trehane
Last March marked the 10 years since the death of Piers...
Roderick Cameron | Apr 13, 2021
Quercus Propagation Manual Cover
A new publication fills a void.
Roderick Cameron | Feb 13, 2021
Emory oak near Young, Arizona © Nanebah Lyndon
Emory oak acorns are a critically important commodity for...
Website Editor | Feb 12, 2021

Plant Focus

Quercus texana New Madrid acorn
Disentangling the cultivar published as Quercus texana ‘New Madrid’

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Brook Hall Estate and Gardens

Brook Hall

A Irish garden with a rich history intends to create an oak showcase.

A Propagation Manual for Quercus—in Spanish

The Red List of Oaks

Red List of Oaks 2020

The Red List of Oaks 2020 has been published, detailing the completed IUCN Red List threat assessments for oaks.

Oaks in Opera

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Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list of what we found.

When Oak Leaves Fail to Fall

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Marcescent leaves persist on deciduous trees through winter.

Fossils of Oak Ancestors Discovered in Argentina

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Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the Fagaceae family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere.

Oak Trials in New Zealand

Seedlings examined by Oak Interest Group

The Oak Action Group of Farm Forestry New Zealand is planning to establish American Red Oak Timber Trial Blocks.

Illustrated Oaks of the World

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David More shares some of his magnificent illustrations of oaks, part of a work-​​in-progress.

Book Review: The Bench Grafter's Handbook

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A new book provides a comprehensive guide to the skills and knowledge involved in grafting temperate woody plants.

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A brief survey of notable oaks at Anlaby, currently the largest collection of National Trust registered heritage trees in one location under private ownership in Australia.

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