Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor

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Botanical Name:

Quercus bicolor

Family:

Fagaceae

Genus:

Quercus

Species:

bicolor

Common Name:

Swamp White Oak

Height:
60-80 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
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  • Quercus bicolor

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days , or until radicle emergence.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The swamp white oak is a medium-sized tree of America's north central and northeastern mixed forests.
* The bark resembles the White Oak.
* Intermediate between the Chestnut Oak and the White Oak .
* It is one of the more important white oaks for lumber production.
* Over 400 Swamp White Oak trees are being planted in the newly constructed September 11 Memorial Plaza in Manhattan. more...
* Wildlife such as deer, ducks, and geese, as well as other animals are attracted to this tree when acorns are dropping in the fall. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov