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Shumard Oak

Quercus shumardii

Fast Track Red Oak
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Photo Credit: Full tree. Vern Wilkins, Indiana University, Bugwood.org
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Photo Credit: Bark. Chris Evans, Illinois Wildlife Action Plan, Bugwood.org
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Photo Credit: Leaves in fall. Wendy Cutler / Flickr CC
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Photo Credit: Acorns. Franklin Bonner, USFS (ret.), Bugwood.org

The stately Shumard oak is an adaptable tree that grows successfully in urban areas. Its leaves turn brilliant red and orange as the season changes to autumn. The Shumard oak grows in a rounded shape and produces small, egg-shaped acorns. Like all oaks, it’s a good choice to increase bird habitat.

 Tree Height 
 Mature Crown Spread 
Mature
Tree Height
40-60 FT
Mature
Crown Width
40-60 FT
Growth
Per Year
>2 FT

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