Swamp Chestnut Oak

(Quercus michauxii) White Oak Zone 6-9

Swamp Chestnut Oak produces very large acorns that are a preferred food source for whitetail deer. It is widely distributed on well drained, loamy ridges near rivers and streams. Swamp Chestnut thrives on well drained silty clay and loamy terraces. Swamp Chestnut Oak is one of the best bottomland oaks.

Acorn Drop: October-November