Shumard Oak

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Average shipping height: 3' - 4'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $9.99
    Reg. Price $13.99
  • Potted - 1 gallon container
    Member Price $39.99
    Reg. Price $51.99
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A stately, strong, and long-lived tree with beautiful fall color, the Shumard oak is a great selection for yards. This adaptable species has been successfully grown in urban areas where air pollution, poor drainage, compacted soil, and/or drought are common, making it a fine choice for street trees as well.

  • Displays vibrant red-orange fall color
  • Produces acorns that are popular with wildlife
  • Tolerates pollution and compacted soil
  • Will be delivered at a height of 3'–4'

The Shumard Oak Grows in zones 5 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Quercus shumardii

Mature Height

40' - 60'

Mature Spread

40' - 60'

Shipping Height

3' - 4'

Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Drought, Loamy, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

The small acorns from this tree are a favorite of deer and squirrels and also enjoyed by several species of birds and mammals.


This tree was introduced in 1907.

Planting Instructions

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