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Chinkapin Oak Silvics

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From: Tyler Courson
Mahomet, IL
Are Chinkapin oaks fire, salt, or compacted soil tolerant?

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Hi Tyler:

Most tree characteristics can be found via a simple Internet search:

Soil Salt Tolerance: Poor

Compacted Soils: Low to medium tolerance

Fire Tolerance: Mature trees are tolerant

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