WATCH: Time-Lapse of an Acorn Growing Into an Oak Tree Seedling

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mother Nature never ceases to amaze us.

This time-lapse of an acorn growing into an oak tree seedling over the span of eight months is absolutely stunning.

The footage was captured by Neil Bromhall, who set up a macro lens underground to document the process.

While an oak tree may produce upwards of 2,000 acorns in a single season, an acorn only has a one in 10,000 chance of actually growing into a tree. That fact right there is what makes this video all the more special.