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Oak, Shumard Quercus shumardii

The Shumard Oak is a stately tree with beautiful fall color and great urban adaptability. It is drought tolerant and fast growing. Prefers well-drained soil. Produces small acorns loved by deer and squirrels.

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Zones 5 - 9
Zones 5 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 5 - 9
The Shumard Oak can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Shade Tree
Shade Tree

Type of tree:
The Shumard Oak falls into the following type(s): Shade Trees

40' - 60' High
40' - 60' High

Mature Height:
The Shumard Oak grows to be 40' - 60' feet in height.

40' - 60' Spread
40' - 60' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Shumard Oak has a spread of about 40' - 60' at full maturity.

Medium Growth
Medium Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This oak does well in full sun.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The Shumard Oak grows in acidic, alkaline, drought tolerant, loamy, well drained soils.

Rounded Shape
Rounded Shape

Shape:
This oak has rounded shape.

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Description:
The Shumard Oak is a stately tree with beautiful fall color and great urban adaptability. It is drought tolerant and fast growing. Prefers well-drained soil. Produces small acorns loved by deer and squirrels.