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Dr. Michael Avishai, a leading oak expert, botanist, and...
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Quercus douglasii is an endemic California oak tree, affectionately called “the blue oak” due to its distinctive blueish-green leaf color....

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It's Hard to Be an Oak in Finland

Here in Finland we have short summers and long winters. Our domestic trees can get ready for the winter by stopping growing early enough. But if we try to grow something that has no experience of our winter, can it "learn" to live in new conditions?

Oaks On a Finnish Farm

My hobby is forestry. I live in Finland, which is usually know for pines, firs and birches. Now I try to plant oaks too.

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