Shumardi Red Oak Tree

Shumardi Red Oak Tree

Shumardi Red Oak Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Quercus schumardii
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Site
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including clay, sand and moist soil; tolerates wind and drought
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal; wide spreading with age
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   40 to 60'
Leaf:   4 to 8" alternate, simple leaves; reddish to yellow brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .5 to 1.2" acorn
Comments:    Native; larval plant for white M hairstreak butterfly; casts medium shade; shallow root system; good street tree
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --