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Quercus bicolor

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More About Quercus bicolor

  • Pyramidal when young, maturing to a broad, rounded crown
  • Leaves are glossy, dark green on top and silvery-white underneath
  • Insignificant flowers (catkins) are followed by oval acorns
  • Fall colours are yellow to shades of reddish-purple

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

15-18 m
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Swamp White Oak Growing and Maintenance Tips

This oak is more tolerant of wet areas, making it suitable for landscapes with lower elevations or sites that are consistently wet.


Quercus bicolor Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Pyramidal
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)
Red
Yellow
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Quercus bicolor

Carya ovata

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory