Helpful Gardening Tips
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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.
Swamp White Oak Seedlings
The Swamp White Oak seedling, Quercus bicolor is a tree with two-toned, a broadly spatula shaped leaf in appearance, deep green on one side of the blade, and silvery-gray on the other. The bark is colored gray to brown, while textured medium to course, while young tree’s bark peels a lot like a birch tree. In the spring, the Swamp White Oak flowers, the male in long green clusters known as catkins, while the female flower is green and less distinct. In summer, bulbs are replaced with fresh acorns, and when they drop in the fall, are eaten by squirrels, woodpeckers, smaller rodents, mallards, wood ducks, wild turkeys, and whitetail deer. In autumn, the Swamp White turns a spectacular yellow making this tree stand out.
Swamp White Oak Seedlings is long-lived; 300-350 years, easy to transplant, widely adaptable, and a great shade oak.
Trees should be planted in moist, well-drained, acid soil, though it is tolerant in drought and poor drainage conditions. Trees need very little maintenance although should be pruned during the dormant season to avoid beetles that carry oak wilt. The kinds of diseases that Swamp White Oaks can get powdery mildew, leaves may yellow when growing in high PH soils, insect galls, and Anthracnose; it will tolerate black walnut toxicity.
Swamp White Oak Seedlings are not only long-lived; they can grow over 40 feet, and reach widths of 50-60 feet when mature.
The tree does grow quickly, which is another added benefit, so it doesn’t take long to enjoy this tree, its colors, and shade. Avoid planting the tree too close to a street, as, during the winter when salt is laid down on the road, it could spray upon the tree, and it is intolerant of it. All in all, a lovely tree to have and withstands a lot.
Swamp White Oak Seedlings Ship Bare Root