Swamp White Oak
Swamp White Oak
Swamp White Oak
Swamp White Oak
Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak

Regular price $7.00

Of all the members of the White Oak family, the contrast of the leaf color from top to bottom is the most apparent and back side bleached. Thus the specific moniker “bicolor” is very much suitable. Branches grow flares of bark but as the bark matures becomes ridged and furrowed.

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Growth Rate Average, 1-2 ft per year
Mature Size 45-60 ft tall
Soil Silty clay to silt, sandy loams; Dry area, poorly drained and wet; In very alkaline soils, they can become insufficient in chlorophyll resulting in pale yellow or yellow-white (not to be mistaken for fall color)
Light Full sun
Leaves Narrowly elliptic 4-7 inches long, shallow rounded teeth; dark green above and nearly white underneath
Flower & Fruit Monoecious (flowers on same sex on tree); Acorns oblong
Deer Browse Risk Unknown
Benefits Wood is light brown, close-grained, heavy and hard. It has been used for furniture, cabinets, flooring and fence posts and was a time widely used for making barrels and kegs. Important resource for many wildlife. Numerous birds and mammals use these for coverage. Acorns are sweet and provide important food for squirrels, white-tailed deer, beaver, black bears and a variety of birds including duck and turkeys.

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 10 & 11 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St., Sandusky, MI
  • April 17 & 18 at the Goodells County Park- Exhibit Barns.
    • Goodells, MI (Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park)
  • April 21 & 22 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St., Armada, MI
  • April 24 & 25 at Sterling Heights Dodge Park
    • Farmer's Market Pavilion, 40629 Utica Rd Sterling Heights, MI 48313

    Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.

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