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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 9:19 am    Post subject: Oak tree age Reply with quote

We were wondering in work what is the average life expectancy of your average oak tree ?? We know it can live for a couple of hundred years, but what is the accepted age that an oak tree can live ????
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Barring any major disease or physical damage, I would safely say 150+ years.
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