There are four main categories of oak trees including white oak, red oak, burr oak and pin oak. Each type of oak tree grows acorns and sheds them in autumn. Harvesting acorns to start oak trees is the first step in a yearlong process to obtain an oak tree sapling that is ready to transplant into a permanent place in the yard. This process includes...
Successfully grow an oak Tree by planting an acorn
Starting an oak tree from an acorn: I've attempted to just plant acorns, like a loser and not realizing there was an art to it. Thank god for squirrels cuz I don't think I'd have ever gotten baby oaks...I'll be attempting this way though.
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) Zones 5–9 A broad-crowned classic that prefers moist, well-drained, acid soil. (Avoid in California and Oregon, where it falls prey to sudden oak death disease.) In California's foothills and interior valleys, choose valley oak (Q. lobata) Zones 6–11. It likes full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Both grow 60–75 feet high and at least as wide.