Shumard Oak Specimen
Moon Valley Nurseries Shumard Oak Specimen details and information. Moon Valley Nurseries has a great selection of Shumard Oak Specimen trees that are grown only from our best specimens. Learn more about Moon Valley Nurseries trees and best practices for outstanding plant performance.
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Shumard Oak Specimen
- Beautiful red fall color
- A very popular tree in western landscapes
- Easy to grow
- Hardy in heat and cold
- Fast-growing, yet hardy, stable tree
- Wide spreading canopy sits atop a large trunk
- Rich green leaves turn a deep scarlet in the fall
- Popular shade provider that's drought tolerant
The Shumard Oak, or Red Oak as it is also known as, has quickly become on of the most popular Oak varieties for home and business landscapes across the western United States. This incredible tree boasts a large canopy that grows in a pyramidal shape at younger ages and branches out to an expansive vase-like pattern at maturity. Shumard Oaks provide ample shade during the summer months from their lime-green foliage, while transitioning to a jaw-dropping red color in the fall.
This particular variety works very well in a variety of landscapes due to its ability to quickly establish to a planting location. They are easy to care for and become drought-tolerant once established. This makes them water-wise, having only low to moderate water requirements.
Shumard Oaks are one of the fastest-growing trees in the Oak family, further contributing to their popularity. They grow to a medium to large size and have long lifespans, perfect for planting as a family estate tree!
We grow all of our Shumard Oak trees in our local climate so that they are acclimated and prepared to perform perfectly in your yard. Come stop by your local Moon Valley Nursery location today and our nursery pros will help you pick the right Shumard Oaks for any area in your landscape! Better yet, our expert planting crews will get everything planted and guaranteed for you. You buy it, we plant it!™