Quercus bicolor

Common name: Swamp White Oak

Native plant

This is the oak of the flat, wet woods. Susceptible to chlorosis on high, dry sites in soils with pH greater than 7.5  In northern Indiana, it grows among skunk cabbage, which virtually grows in water. Leaves are very attractive with dark green on top and light green and fuzzy on bottom. Excellent choice for shade tree in landscapes with wetter conditions.

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Plant Details

Plant type

Trees

Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Compacted/New Construction Soils, Road-side/Salt Tolerant, Yards that Flood

Habitat

Moist Woods, Woodlands

Growth form

Single trunk

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

Yellowish Catkin

Fall color

Orange Yellow

Size

Mature height
50 Feet
Mature width
50 Feet
Max height
80 Feet
Max width
80 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Loved by birds

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