Swamp Chestnut Oak is a
medium rate of growth
Similar to a Chestnut Oak except it can occur in wetter soils. The National
champion Swamp Chestnut is 200' tall in Fayette County, Alabama. Swamp
Chestnut Oak matures with a broad round crown, leaves
are 4-8 inches long, shallow lobes, shiny dark green above turning a red or brown in fall.
Swamp Chestnut Oak acorns are large and make a mess of the street and walks
below the canopy. This oak tree will tolerate a wide range of soils and is an excellent lumber tree and transplants fairly easily if grown in root bags.
Swamp Chestnut Oak is moderately drought tolerant though it prefers wetter
soils it can do well on dryer sites, prefers sandy loam, and
a touch on the acid side. Swamp Chestnut Oak can withstand polluted air, full sun and
should be planted more in southern areas as it is a good landscape tree.
Swamp Chestnut Oak is native to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas,
District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,
Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New
Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia. Many of the native and non-native where these trees grow have a multitude of tree nursery outlets to choose from as well as many tree farm grown selections. We also have: Burr English Oak, English Oak, Willow Oak, Chestnut Oak, Columnar English Oak,
Shumard Oak, White Oak , Swamp White Oak , Northern Red Oak, Heritage Oak, Regal Prince Oak, Rocky Mountain White Oak, Pin Oak , Oregon White Oak, Burr Gambel Oak,
Sawtooth Oak, Northern Pin Oak, Bur Oak , and Chinkapin Oak. Other great evergreens in our selection include a wide variety of pine tree species. Among our most popular is the beautiful White Pine tree , available in seedling all the way to full matured trees.
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Swamp Chestnut Oak in the fall
Swamp Chestnut Oak acorns
5-6' Swamp Chestnut Oak
Swamp Chestnut Oak leaf
Our 5-6 foot Swamp Chestnut Oak are too large to
ship UPS and must come motor freight at an extra charge.
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