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Quercus shumardii

Shumard's Oak, Shumard's Red Oak

Recalcitrant seeds need refrigeration. Since shipping times are out of our control, we are not liable for seed condition upon arrival.
  • Quercus shumardii

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
5
Item ID:

No Export to These Countries

New Zealand

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 -120 days
Germination
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Looking for a majestic shade tree that's drought-resistant and adaptable to a range of soil pH levels? Look no further than Quercus shumardii, also known as Shumard's Oak, Shumard Red Oak, Spotted Oak, Schneck Oak, or Swamp Red Oak. Native to the Atlantic Coastal Plain, this oak tree can grow up to 138 feet tall with a crown width of 90 feet. Its large acorns provide food for birds, deer, and rodents, while its wood is prized for flooring, furniture, and cabinetry. Plant a Shumard Oak in your yard as an impressive display of natural beauty and American heritage.

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