Native Oak Trees
White Oak (Quercus alba) planted fall 2005.  Purchased from Rock River Valley Wild One's Tree and Shrub sale in a 5 gallon bucket.
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Lots of growth on ground.
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The recent ice storm seemed to be hard on the left branch.
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Chinquapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii) planted fall 2006.  Purchased from Rock River Valley Wild One's Tree and Shrub sale in a 5 gallon bucket.
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Very "stringy."  Crabapple (cultivar guessing, I did not plant) to right blocks afternoon sun.  Tree seems to have started to grow to the "left." due to this.  Additionally, is that unneeded ground growth?
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Burr Oak (Quercus macrocarpa) planted fall 2004.  Purchased from Rock River Valley Wild One's Tree and Shrub sale in a 5 gallon bucket.
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This one looks great to me but maybe I should do something?
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