[NAFEX] Edible Acorns

rob hamilton lostman_amiga at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 5 10:45:00 EST 2011

other than the level of tannins, are there any flavor difference between different kinds of acorns?

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 From: "Jwlehman at aol.com" <Jwlehman at aol.com>
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org 
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 10:41 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Edible Acorns
In a message dated 10/31/2011 9:58:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu writes:

> mIEKAL, 
> My experience with open-grown bur oak seedlings, in my yard and riparian
> plantings, is that they'll typically begin bearing acorns by 6-8 years of
> age, good crops by 10.  In an understory or forest setting, I'd anticipate
> longer time to fruiting, just due to competition for available sunlight 
> and
> nutrients.
> Lucky

My seedlings from Don Cobb planted in orchard situtatiuon were bearing in 
about 6 years.
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