Quercus shumardii

Shumard oak

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: To 80 ft    Width: To 80 ft
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Hurricane wind resistance, fall color, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Shade tree. Relatively conical or oval in form. Straight trunk. Red fall color.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Quality nurseries, Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Wet calcareous hammocks, wetland edges and floodplains. Sometimes in bluff microsites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B