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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Swamp White Oak Seedlings
Hardy Planting Zone- The suitable hardy planting zone recommended for swamp white oak trees in zones 3 through 9.
Bloom Season- This tree blooms in April or May.
Bloom Color- The leaves bloom in two different colors. The top of the leaves bloom in dark green and the undersides of the leaves bloom as a gray color.
Height and Maturity- When fully matured, Swamp White Oaks can grow anywhere from 50 to 75 feet tall on average, but have been known to grow up to 100 feet.
Soil Type Preferred- They are drought tolerant, but do best in moist, acidic, wet, and well-drained soil.
Sun or Shade- Swamp white oaks should be exposed to direct sunlight. At least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day is recommended.
Our swamp white oaks seedlings are a great choice if you’re looking for an attractive tree to grow nice and tall and are known to be a great shade tree.
This is also considered to be a great option for a generational tree as they are expected to live 300 years or more. This tree grows acorns that are attractive to birds, and in the fall the leaves turn beautiful fall colors like bronze, yellow, and reddish-purple. The trunk diameter is 2 to 3 feet, and the leaves usually grow from 5 to 7 inches long with shallow lobes that are rounded. When this tree is in the early stages of growth, the bark usually has a flaky, peeling bark with an orange-colored inner bark. Once the tree matures, the bark is a dark grayish-brown.
The swamp white oak is more tolerant of poor drainage than other oaks and is one of the easiest oaks to transplant.
They are also tolerant of salt, drought, and heat. This tree is considered to be very durable, making it a great option for carpentry such as flooring and furniture.