Quercus shumardii Sold Out For Spring 2021

Shumard Oak

Shumard Oak is the preferred deciduous shade tree throughout swaths of urban forest from Texas to Florida. Known for its bold red-oak foliage, noble stature, and the potential for exceptional fall color in regions where color is rare.

Category: Large shade tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 5 to 9
Foliage: Dark green, lustrous
Fall Color: Yellow or orange or red
Fruit: Acorns
Bark: Dark gray, ridged and furrowed
Texture: Medium
Shape: Pyramidal in youth; large oval or rounded with age
Mature Size: 50-60' tall by 40-50' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Quercus shumardii likes moist, acid, well-drained soil; pH adaptable; drought tolerant
Native Habitat: East Coast and Midwest native