Shumard Oak

Quercus shumardii

A tough urban tree with brownish-red fall foliage, the shumard oak is an excellent shade tree for any yard.

Size and Light Requirements

This oak prefers full sun, and will attain 40 feet in height in as many years.

Plant This Tree

This tree is available through our residential planting program, RiverSmart Homes. You can also get up to $100 back for planting this tree yourself through our tree rebate program.

Find Another Tree

All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, DC.


F.D. Richards, F. D. Richards 2, Bruce Kirchoff