No doubt many other species have benefited from the bur oak's productivity and protection.
The old bur oak's leaves are now large and leathery, the green acorns nearly the size of golf balls.
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In the description section, it states: "It usually takes 7 to 10 years for a bur oak to produce its first acorns.
editor: Here in Nashville we are lucky to have several big, old bur oaks throughout Davidson County and the metro area.
Bur oak has a history of adapting to take advantage of its space.
Bur oak flowers may appear on old or new wood, often just as the leaves unfold.
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