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Raleigh, NC, the City of Oaks

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Raleigh, NC is widely known for being the Capital of North Carolina. However, here at Carolina Tree Care, we find it equally impressive that Raleigh is also known as the City of Oaks. 

A staple for Raleigh are beautiful Oaks that cover many of the streets and parks. According to Visit Raleigh, “The city’s founding fathers called Raleigh 'City of Oaks,' and dedicated themselves to maintaining the area’s wooded tracts and grassy parks.”

Oak Leaves

Oaks are a common tree to all of NC and easily identifiable. Key indicators of Oaks include bearing a variety of shaped leaves and acorns as fruit. Oaks are considered to be a sturdy and strong tree, known to live hundreds of years. 

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