The oak was another tree that was sacred to the Celts, and to the god
Cernunnos - or Herne
the hunter, who was Lord of the Wild
In fact it
is thought that
“Druid” comes from the Celtic word
“dru” meaning oak.
It is said that Merlin was sealed into the
trunk of an oak tree, from which the wizard will emerge when King Arthur
As the most sacred tree of
the Druids the oak symbolised the trials everyone goes through
in life while becoming the person they are meant to be.