Quercus shumardii (Shumard Oak)

(Shumard Oak)


$179.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Shumard oak, is a medium sized, deciduous tree of the red oak group. Pyramidal in youth but spreads to a broad open crown with age. Typically grows at a moderately fast rate to a height of 40-60′ (to 100′ in the wild). Shiny, dark green leaves (6-8″ long) with deep, spiny lobes (usually 7-9 lobes). Fall color appears late, but is often a respectable brownish red.  Fruits are acorns which are usually not produced until the tree has reached the age of 25 years.

Description

Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, acidic, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions including wet soils.

Additional information

Common Name

Shumard Oak

Botanical Name

Quercus shumardii

Container/Amount

20 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Fast

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

40 to 60 ft.

Width

30 to 40'

Soil Condition

Average to Wet Soils

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

No

Berry Color

acorn

Fall Color

deep red

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