Quercus bicolor 'Bonnie and Mike'

Beacon® Swamp White Oak

Category: Deciduous, Shade Tree | Size: Medium , Narrow | Hardiness Zones: 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 | Fall Color: Yellow | Growth Rate: Medium | Adaptability: Urban Tolerant, Wet Soil Tolerant
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A very useful addition to the design toolbox where a narrowly built tree is needed on a demanding site. Strikingly upright habit with the inherent toughness of Swamp White Oak. A new joint introduction from J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. and the Wizard of Woodies, Dr. Michael Dirr.

Category: Medium shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 4 to 8
Foliage: Medium green with a lustrous sheen
Fall Color: Yellow
Fruit: Acorns; wildlife food
Bark: Flaking off in small sections; tan-brown
Winter Interest: The flaky bark gives it winter appeal
Texture: Coarse
Shape: Narrowly columnar
Mature Size: 40' tall by 15' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Prefers acid soils; happy with average water availability, but thrives with "wet feet" or in water-logged soils
Native Habitat: Eastern US native