Here are some interesting facts about oak trees
A mature oak tree can reach around 148 feet (45 meters).
Oak trees appeared on our planet about 65 million years ago.
Oak trees live up to 1,000 years.
An oak tree produces about 10 million acorns during its lifetime.
There are over 600 species of oak trees.
The largest living oak tree is located in Mandeville, Louisiana.
Wine is aged in oak barrels.
If you like truffles, then thank the oaks, as they have a close relationship with the roots of oak trees.
Oak tree population is decreasing, that's not good.
Only 1 in 10,000 acorns grow up to be an oak tree.
Vikings used oaks to construct their ships and boats.
British Royal Navy ships were also constructed from oaks until mid-19th Century.
Nowadays, oaks are still the choice of carpenters when they create furniture and veneers.
Some cultures worshiped oak trees. Throughout the centuries, mainly in parts of Europe, people worshiped oak trees, associating them with the mythological gods, namely Zeus and Jupiter.
Druids also worshiped oak trees. They got married under the spreading branches of oaks and carried acorns, believing those practices would bring them happiness and good health."
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