Shumard Oak

Quercus shumardii 

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- None

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and orange/red in the fall.

Growth Habit- Pyramidal

Growth Rate- Medium

Zone- 5-9

Height- 40′-60′ feet tall

Spread- 30′-40′ feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This oak tree has excellent fall color with its orange/red leaves. Shumard Oak is an excellent shade tree that works well in most soils.

Pruning- Any pruning should be avoided until winter due to the potential of Oak Wilt.  Oak Wilt is a fungus that can spread from one oak tree to another.

Other oak tree options.

  • English Oak
  • Northern Red Oak
  • Pin Oak
  • Sawtooth Oak
  • Scarlet Oak
  • Southern Red Oak
  • Swamp White Oak
  • Willow Oak