Quercus shumardii - Blue Heron Nursery

Quercus shumardii

Shumard Oak

A pyramidal shaped tree, becoming more open with maturity. The bark is smooth and grayish, becoming furrowed and darker gray with age. The fall color is scarlet. It adapts to heavy soils, pH variation, heat and drought. Also known as Southern Red Oak.

  • Common Name: Shumard Oak
  • Height: 50' tall
  • Spread: 50' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 9

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