- Scientific Name: Quercus shumardii
The Red Oak is one of the best shade trees for Texas. The Red Oak has outstanding red and yellow fall foliage. In the summertime, the leaf is a dark green, 4" in diameter with jagged edges. It grows at an average of 1.5' to 2' per year. The only Red Oak we sell is the Shumard Red Oak. This tree is available at our farm on 121 In Frisco just west of McKinney, TX
- Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips: It grows the tallest on moist, well-drained soils but is also adapted to drier limestone soils and high pH levels.
- Sizes Available:
Shumard red oaks are never found in large groves but usually occur singly and far apart.
- Height: 60-120 Feet
- Spread: 50-60
- Fall Foliage Color: Red
- Hardiness: 4-9
- Attributes: Specimen
- Soil Moisture Needs: