Bruce Marlin, CC BY-SA 2.5  via Wikimedia Commons
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Bruce Marlin, CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons

Swamp White Oak

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Quercus bicolor

Native trees commonly growing to 15–20 m, sometimes to 30 m, the lateral branches relatively persistent (slow in selfpruning), with an open, irregularly shaped crown. The acorns are sweet and are an important food for wildlife such as squirrels, mice, white-tailed deer, beaver, black bear, and a variety of birds, including ducks and turkey. 

3-4 ft.

Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12”/yr.)

Soils:  Sand, Loam

MoistureMoist to Wet

Shade Tolerance: Full sun

Mature Height: 50-60 ft

Origin: Native

Deer Damage Potential: Low

Uses: Lumber, Shade, wildlife

USDA Plant Guide


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