How much is a full grown oak tree worth?
How much does a chestnut oak tree cost?
How much does a black oak log cost?
What does black oak tree look like?
How do I sell oak wood?
Examine the bark on the tree. A Black Oak’s bark is almost black and will have deep vertical furrows with horizontal breaks running across the trunk. You can also identify Black Oak by cutting away the outer bark. The inner bark on a Black Oak is yellow and bitter tasting.
Today Black Oak is the nation’s rarest and most valuable native hardwood. At between 4800 to 5500 years old Black Oak is the nation’s most ancient hardwood.
Large diameter White Oak trees have become an increasingly rare wood as most quality timber was harvested over a century ago. Of all the oaks, it is the most sought after and valuable because of its strength and appearance.
The total volume of the tree would be 225 board feet. The value of this tree would be $195.00 for an average of $866.00 per thousand board feet. A fourteen inch Red Oak with a grade 3 rating would be worth $12.00 for an average price per thousand board feet of $265.00.