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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Quercus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Truly a nice tree, and one of our best sellers. .Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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SHUMARD OAK

Quercus shumardii

Buy Shumard Oak online. Starts pyramidal at youth then becoming more rounded at maturity. Leaves are a beautiful dark green in summer turning orange-red in fall. One of the fastest growing oaks with red fall color. Outstanding specimen for lawn, park or street.

Mature Height:

40-60 Feet

Mature Spread:

50-60 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Fagaceae · Common Name: Oak

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase SHUMARD OAK Online

2 gallon Potted

SKU: 1154

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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$75.00

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 6143

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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$100.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3544

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$130.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 8235

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$130.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3896

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
(232 units available now - G)

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$200.00

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I am delighted with the quality and size of my tree.


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November 2016

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