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Swamp White Oak

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak is part of the Quercus genus and its scientific name is Quercus bicolor. The bicolor part of this plant's botanical name means 'of two colours'.a Deciduous grower, it will normally shed its leaves annually. Normally grows with a tree habit. If you would like to attract birds to your garden, consider growing this plant.

United States is believed to be where Swamp White Oak originates from.

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How to grow Swamp White Oak

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Can live in wet soil.1

Position in a full sun location and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 3 - Zone 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Swamp White Oak from seed

Transplanting Swamp White Oak

Companion plants for Swamp White Oak

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Swamp White Oak so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Swamp White Oak

These plants will not grow well with Swamp White Oak so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Swamp White Oak problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Swamp White Oak plants:

Swamp White Oak Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin bicolor meaning “of two colours”.

Other names for Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak care instructions

How long does Swamp White Oak take to grow?

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