Uploaded on Apr 13, 2011
Acorn to Oak seedling filmed over a period of 8 months.
Filmed by Neil Bromhall for http://www.rightplants4me.co.uk
The acorn was collected in September and filmed in an underground set using a 2 hour interval between exposures.
The acorn split soon after it was planted and continued to split during the winter months. In January the first sign of root growing could be seen followed in February by the emergence of shoot.
In March the shoot broke through the soil surface.
The leaves formed between March and April.
This is an example of hypogeal germination.
Filmed on Nikon D300. 55mm macro nikkor lens and studio flash with growlight for top shot.
This sequence accompanies my interactive plant identification website www.rightplants4me.co.uk
Music 'Pendulum' by Oliver Ledbury
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