Swamp Chestnut Oak Seedling (Quercus michauxii) is one of the best acorns for eating. It is smaller than the acorns from the Bur Oak but falls from the cups much easier.
Pollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety or seedling. Size: 70-100' x 50-75' Disease: Ripening Date: September to October Years to Bear 10-15 Taste: Bitter but tannins are removed by cold soaking.
USDA Zone: 5-9 Spacing: 40' Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun Soil Type: Moist Soil PH: 5.0-6.5