Benefits of Planting Trees for Wildlife | Chestnuts, Fruits and Oaks | Pay Dirt
Season 2, Episode 10 • 11m
S2.E10. Realtree Farm Manager Roger Culpepper talks about some of the different trees on Realtree Farms. He covers different species that are planted specifically for wildlife. Culpepper also discusses where and what to plant, including what whitetails seem to prefer.
1:05 First stop? A sawtooth oak grove. Culpepper talks about how this species drop acorns early in the year, making it perfect for bowhunting during the early season.
3:10 Then, he covers some land management tips and how managing for habitat and wildlife are intertwined. You can't do one without thinking of the other.
4:00 Then, we look at a grove of persimmon trees, which is one of whitetails' favorites.
4:45 After that, Culpepper stops by a pear orchard and talks about some of the things he does to protect them.
5:45 Once finished in the pear plot, they observe some Japanese persimmon trees, which produce much larger fruit than the American variety.
7:10 Let's take a look at a featured property courtesy of Realtree United Country. It's an immaculate piece of land that holds a lot of deer and turkey: https://realtreeuc.com/
8:10 Then, we take a look at how to plant chestnut trees, which deer actually prefer over all species of oaks.
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