Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)

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Description

This plant restricted for shipment to CA, OR

Latin: Quercus bicolor

Zones: 4-8

Other common names: Swamp White Oak

Mature Height: 50 – 60′ Tall 50 – 60′ Wide. It grows rapidly and can reach 300 to 350 years old.

Soil/Climate: Partial Shade to Full Sun, native to eastern United States, likes swampy situations, prefers acidic soil, drought tolerant, survives in a variety of habitats.

Notes: Brillant copper and red leaves in fall. Male flowers hang in clusters of catkins while female flowers are tiny spikes in leave axils. Swamp White Oak forms hybrids with Bur Oak where they occur together in the wild. One of the easiest oaks to transplant.

Wildlife: Acorns are sweet and are eaten by squirrels, wild ducks, several nongame birds and other rodents.

Cold Stream Farm supplies Swamp White Oak trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.

Additional information on Quercus bicolor can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1 in

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