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Swamp White Oak

Botanical Name
Quercus bicolor
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
50 to 60 feet
Width
50 to 60 feet or greater
Flowers
Male catkins, pendulous, yellow; female spikes (with expanding leaves)
Fruit
Acorn, 1" long usually paired, 1/3 covered by cap
Fall Color
Yellow, sometimes red-purple
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist to wet, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Not salt or drought tolerant
Problems
Chlorosis, galls, anthracnose, 2-line chestnut borer

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