Note: Ships March 1st as a 8-12" bare-root.
Shumard Oak Seedling (Quercus shumardii) Large red oak named for Benjamin Franklin Shumard a state geologist of Texas in the 1800s. Producese small acorns great for deer, turkey, songbirds, and other wildlife. Moderatly fast growing strong long lived tree.
CharacteristicsPollination: Cross-pollination by a different variety or seedling.
Size: 40-60' x 40-60'
Ripening Date: September to October
Years to Bear 10-15
Taste: Bitter but tannins are removed by cold soaking.
Growing ConditionsUSDA Zone: 5-9
Light Exposure: Part Shade to Full Sun
Soil Type: Wide Range
Soil PH: 5.5-7.5