Shumard Oak is a moderate to large sized deciduous tree. Nice landscape or park tree, however it should be sited properly to account for its mature size. Grows in a pyramidal fashion, before maturing to an oval shaped canopy. Large, deeply lobed leaves, growing up to 8 inches long. They are shiny and dark green in the spring and summer. In the fall they take on a nice red to brownish-red color. This is an oak tree that can take upwards of 25 years to produce acorns. The acorns are fairly small in size and are very attractive to wildlife.
Quercus shumardii grows to a height of 40 to 60 feet, with a spread of 30 to 40 feet. It is recommended for USDA climate zones 5 to 9. Shumard Oak grows best in full sunlight. It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. It can tolerate a wide variety of soil and moisture conditions.
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