Coast Live Oak tiny trees are growing into their gray tree tubes. Air pruning and ribs will keep the roots in the best condition for easy transplanting. Acorns are carefully collected from choice trees and sorted to remove those that don’t make the cut. Store them in a secure package in the fridge until it is time to plant them. Watch them carefully because nature’s critters would love to swipe your seeds before you know it. Coast Live Oaks, also known as Quercus agrifolia, are a real favorite native tree to plant. It is an evergreen so leaves are present year round and can give a nice sense of privacy and security. Oaks are a valued tree and this one grows in many different soil types and in many locations in Napa.