Swamp White

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Height: 50-60′
Spread: 40-50′

Shape: Narrow, rounded, open
Foliage: Dark green with felty white beneath

Fall Foliage: Yellow-brown to red
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 4-8

Excellent in both wet and upland soils, this tree has a coarser, less deeply incised leaf than Q. alba, and acorns borne on 2- 4″ stalks. It shows good transplant success. Named a 1999 GreatPlants® for the Great Plains Award winner.

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Tolerant of wet and dry locations

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries