Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - slow to medium
Mature Height - 50-60'
Mature Width - 50-60'+
Longevity - medium 100-200 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - monoecious; staminate catkins pendant, clustered; pistilate solitary
Fruit - 1" acorn
Leaf -
Fall Color - yellow; some red to purple
Bark - flaky grayish brown; longitudinal fissures, flat ridges
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - low lying swampy soil or along stream beds
Native Habitat - Quebec to GA west to Mich and Ark. introduced 1800
Diseases and Insects - anthracnose, leaf scorch, cankers, leaf spots, powdery mildew,rust, wilt, decay, shoe-string root rot, galls, scales, saddleback caterpillar, oak skeletonizer, bores, miners, mites
Strength -
Weakness -

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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Oak.
- Other plants of the family Fagaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Quercus.
- Other plants of the species Quercus bicolor.