Swamp White Oak Tree

Swamp White Oak Tree

Swamp White Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus bicolor
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types including damp sites; drought tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Stiffly pyramidal in youth; broad open rounded crown with age; short trunk
Height:   50 to 60'
Weight:   50 to 60'
Leaf:   3 to 7" alternate, simple leaves; green above and whitish underneath; yellow to red purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1" acorn; often paired; shiney brown nut
Comments:    Native; not tolerant of salt or air pollution; casts dense shade; long lived; easy to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --