oak tree "seeds"

Asked December 17, 2015, 11:27 AM EST

hi, i know oak trees drop acorns in the fall. but this year my neighbor's tree almost "rained" tiny seeds that red on one side and a pale tan on the other. never saw this before. what's going on? thanks

Baltimore Maryland

1 Response

From your description, it appears that the culprit may be caused by jumping oak galls.See the attached link. http://bygl.osu.edu/content/jumping-oak-galls-dropping-trees-0