Red oak return

Red oak return

Observation - Red oak return - UK and Ireland. Description: Same tree as https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/818360/quizzic

Same tree as https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/818360/quizzical-quercus Amenity planting in graveyard.
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I did say I would look at buds and did so last week. Budburst taking place - some buds swelling and green is visible, although all this is well above my head height. Somehow did not manage a shot of the bark! Did bring home another leaf from beneath the tree, it is large 23cm+, lobes are deep.