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
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
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
Native to Ontario
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)