Plant Care Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak

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Swamp White Oak has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Swamp White Oak has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and easy to bloom with only 23 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Swamp White Oak likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Swamp White Oak belongs to the Quercus genus, and is native to Southeast Canada to the North Central and Eastern United States.

⚠️ Swamp White Oak is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.


Quercus bicolor

How to care for Swamp White Oak


How often to water your Swamp White Oak

Water needs for Swamp White Oak
0.5 cups
every 9

Swamp White Oak needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Swamp White Oak

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Swamp White Oak in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Swamp White Oak: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Swamp White Oak love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Swamp White Oak does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Swamp White Oak in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Swamp White Oak

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Swamp White Oak: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Swamp White Oak after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Swamp White Oak is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak

Swamp White Oak

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Swamp White Oak has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Swamp White Oak has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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