It also tolerates alkaline soil well. Young trees grow three feet each year and the trunk adds about one-inch in diameter under nursery conditions. Construction-impacted trees take a long time to die, giving live oak a reputation for being a tough tree. It is usually the last tree to die around a newly constructed building.
Reddit ; Tree spirits are ancient and wise, offering healing magic, wisdom and insight. ... Oak in itself is a faerie tree, and dwarves are said to dwell within its deep, far-reaching roots. Many other elements of the Fae are associated with trees, from the Green Man to the eternal seasonal battle between the Oak King and the Holly King.