Why Are There No Acorns This Year?

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There might not be acorns in certain years because the oak trees that produce them have environmental stresses such as growing slowly and lack of enough sunlight. Please note the oaks can take a period of a decade to get to reproductive ages.
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Most oak trees start producing acorns at about 20 years of age. But sometimes the wait can be as long as 50 years before the tree produces its first crop of nuts. Once an oak tree
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It was a wet early spring followed by a hot. dry summer. And it is a "mast" year for oaks, every 7 years they drop more acorns to insure survival.
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Squirrals came out in full force when you weren't looking and buried them all. Come to think of it, I haven't seen too many either. Last year I went around my yard and gathered a
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Not sure. North Carolina has billions of them this year, and huge to boot! I hope it means we are getting some snow.
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There could be a couple of reasons why you don't see acorns. The trees could of been a two year producer and it just wasn't their year or maybe there was a drought.
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