The Best Fertilizer for Oak Trees

Though oak trees typically don't need fertilization because decaying matter, like fallen leaves, supplies nutrition to soil, according to the California Oak Mortality Task Force, nitrogen fertilizer is helpful at a rate of 2 to 4 lbs. for every 1,000 square feet.

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