Shumard Oak - Quercus shumardii | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Shumard Oak

Scientific name: Quercus shumardii

Example mature size: 40 m tall, 10 m wide; 131.5 ft tall, 33 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun

Water: Medium-wet

Soil: Clay

Blooms: Green in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Special concern

Natural habitats: Swamp-wetland

Wildlife benefits: Songbirds 🐦, Rodents 🐿️, Waterfowl 🦆, Deer/moose 🦌

Points of interest: - Listed as an at-risk species due to field fencing, clearing, and logging - Prefers heavy soils but adapts well to loamy soil - Found growing in swampy areas, fence rows, or in deciduous forests - A great food source for many songbirds, waterfowl, game animals, and squirrels