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Live Oak Tree

A Quality Tree is a big deal!

Each live oak tree variety offers unique characteristics to every type of landscape application. Landscape architects, designers, and experienced landscapers know what to look for in a properly graded, beautiful, healthy live oak tree and are always pleased with live oaks sold by Southern Pride Tree Farm.

Thinking about adding large live oak trees to your landscape?

Below are some interesting facts that will help make that decision a little easier!

  • Landscaping can add between 7 and 15 percent to a home’s value. Source: The Gallup Organization
  • Homes with "excellent" landscaping can expect a sale price about 6 to 7 percent higher than equivalent houses with "good" landscaping, while improving landscaping from "average" to "good" can result in a 4 to 5 percent increase. Source: Clemson University
  • Landscaping can bring a recovery value of 100 to 200 percent at selling time. Source: Money Magazine
  • A mature tree can often have an appraised value of between $1,000 and $10,000. Source: Council of Tree and Landscape Appraisers
  • In one study, 99% of real estate appraisers concurred that landscaping enhances the sales appeal of real estate. Source: Trendnomics, National Gardening Association
  • Trees can reduce bothersome noise by up to 50 percent and can mask unwanted noises with pleasant sounds. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Trees can reduce temperatures by as much as nine degrees Fahrenheit. Source: American Forests
  • A single urban tree can provide up to $273 a year in air conditioning, pollution fighting, erosion and storm water control, and wildlife shelter benefits. Source: American Forests

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Southern Pride Tree Farm sells very big live oaks:

  • The live oak is a semi-deciduous evergreen medium growing shade tree perfect for landscape applications.

  • Once established a live oak will grow about 2-4 feet overall and 1 inch of caliper per year.

  • Live Oak trees sold here are nursery field grown trees and sold by the caliper inch (or diameter of the trunk).
  • Most of the big Oak trees for sale from Southern Pride Tree Farm are 8", 10", 11" to 12" caliper.

  • Big oaks for sale can be up to 20+" caliper trees (average 40+ feet tall) for special projects.

  • Download the UF IFAS Extension Selecting Quality Trees from the Nursery PDF.
  • Learn about our Quality Root System Guarantee!

Featured videos

Dig & Prep Live Oak Tree

Digging & Preparation

Mature live oak tree digging and preparation in the Nursery for transport to the customer.

Live Oak Tree Packing for Transport

Tree Packing

Here we are demonstrating packaging mature live oak trees in the Nursery for transport.

Loading Live Oak Trees for Transport

Loading for Transport

Watch how a large mature tree is wrapped and loaded onto a truck for transport.