The Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor) is a medium-sized tree of America's north-central and northeastern mixed forestsIt has a very large range, and can survive in a variety of habitatsIt grows rapidly and can live up to 300-350 years old. The leaves are broad and are shallowly lobed with five to seven lobes on each side. In autumn they turn brown, yellow-brown or sometimes reddish, but the color is not as reliable or as brilliant as the white oak can be. The fruit is an acorn, maturing about six months after pollination. The swamp white oak typically grows on hydromorphic soils. It is not found where flooding is permanent, although it is usually found in broad stream valleys, low-lying fields, and the margins of lakes, ponds, or sloughs. Preferred zones are 3 through 9.
Trees can be ordered as seedlings or super accelerators in quantities of 12 or 24. Trees in 3-gallon containers can only be ordered in packs of 24. Bulk discounts are available - call for pricing. The best time of year to plant your trees varies depending on what zone you are in. However, for most zones the best time to plant is between fall and early spring. Planting your trees in the fall allows the trees to root into ground before the dormant season. When planting trees,the hole needs to be twice as wide as, but not deeper than the rootball. The soil should be level with the top of the rootball.