PlantsQuercus→Swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 60 feet to 80 feet (18-25 m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Spring
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Male flowers are yellowish catkins, female flowers inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Favorite front yard trees by ceriano Jan 23, 2022 5:54 AM 63
Is this a young Northern Red Oak? by cinvasko Jan 11, 2021 8:24 PM 6

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