Planting Burr Oak Acorns with Better Growing Potential

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I'm Travis Steglich with Steglich Farm Supply Incorporated and we are planting Oak trees from acorns. These are the 4 Burr Oak acorns that sank during the water test and we are going to plant them separate to see whether or not we have a 100 percent germination just because they sank. I'm not sure that will be the case because I've grown a lot of acorns that were never subjected to the sink test into trees. I'm pretty sure that the majority of them were probably floating. So the fact that these sank, may or may not indicate that we have a 100 percent good plants or good seed. We are going to try it.