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Shumard Oak

(Quercus shumardii)



Mature Size:  70-80' x 40-50'

USDA Hardiness Zone:  5-9  (View Hardiness Zone Map)

Root Pruned:  Yes

Outstanding Characteristics:  Large broadleaf oak with red to burgundy fall color. Slower in growth than the other oaks we grow, but better fall color. Tolerant of alkaline soils.

Notes:  Shumard has a coarse root system shich can make it more difficult to transplant, we root prune annually to minimize this problem. However, this is not an Oak to summer dig.

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Tree Sizes


  • Shumard Oak 15 gal
  • Shumard Oak 2.5"
  • Shumard Oak 3"
  • Shumard Oak 3.5"
  • Shumard Oak 4"
  • Shumard Oak 25 gallon