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Order: Fagales
   Family: Fagaceae
            Genus: Quercus
                        Specie: shumardii

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep, fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: 5- to 7-lobed dark green leaves turn red to golden brown in autumn

Uses: Woodland gardens Autumn color Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks Timber tree

Zones: 5-9

Description: A native of the prairie states of central USA, this large deciduous tree, up to 100 ft (30 m) tall, has a wide-spreading crown. The leaves are 5- to 7-lobed, toothed and bristle-tipped, dark green above, paler below; they turn red or golden brown in autum

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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