Shumard Oak (Quercus shumardii)
Similar to Scarlet Oak. Tolerates moist, acidic, poorly drained soils. Moderate growth rate, eventually attains a height of 50-90 feet with a 40-50 foot spread. Bark is gray, ridged, and furrowed. Leaves are a bright green with deeply cut lobes. In fall, the foliage turns delightfully red. Cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 although some say 4.
Image taken at Dallas Arboretum 5-12-2012
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