Quercus shumardii



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Botanical Name: Quercus shumardii

Common Name: Shumard Red Oak

A large deciduous tree with a broad, spreading form. Bark becomes fissured and gray with age. Dark green leaves are leathery and oval with many pointed lobes. Foliage emerges yellow in spring and turns yellow-red-brown in fall. Inconspicuous female flowers and male catkins yield acorns. Native to eastern North America. Similar to Q. coccinea. Provides habitat and food for numerous animal species.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 9

Sunset Zone: Zones 2 - 10, 14 - 17

Mature Height: 40 - 70 feet

Mature Width: 30 - 40 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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