Quercus bicolor

Common name: Swamp White Oak

Native plant

This is the oak of the flat, wet woods. In northern Indiana, it grows among skunk cabbage, which virtually grows in water. It has a symmetrical, rounded head in youth, which it maintains throughout its life. Susceptible to chlorosis on high, dry sites in soils with pH greater than 7.5 and seems to be most susceptible to what is known as bullet gall. There are 400 galls that attack oaks, and with the exception of one that occasionally affects shingle oak, they do little or no damage. Fall color is yellow to brown. Prefers full sun.

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Pricing

Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $22
11 to 24 units $19
25 or more units $16.50
Pricing information per unit for 15 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $90
11 to 24 units $80
25 or more units $75
Pricing information per diameter
1.25 inch $75
1.50 inch $100
1.75 inch $125
2.00 inches $145

Plant Details

Plant type

Tree

Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

New construction, Road-side/salt tolerant, Floodplain

Growth form

Single trunk

General information

Mature height
50 Feet
Mature width
50 Feet
Max height
80 Feet
Max width
80 Feet
Growth rate
Fast
Flower color
Catkin
Fall color
Orange Yellow

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Loved by birds

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