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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Shumard Oak Tree
Shumard Oak Tree – Quercus shumardii is a low-maintenance, relatively fast-growing tree that thrives in urban areas. It can be planted near structures or streets because of its shallow root system. Shumard Oak Trees can reach 80 feet in height and are ideal for many areas, including those with colder climates.
Shumard Oak makes great shade trees
Due to the width of the crown, the Shumard oak makes a great shade tree. In the fall it also adds color since the leaves turn from green into vibrant red and orange fall colors. Instead of flowers, this oak tree bears acorns which also provide many small animals and birds with a source of food. The Shumard oak tree thrives in a variety of soil types, such as moist, sandy or clay. This particular kind of oak tree is also tolerant of harsh conditions like drought and wind. One of the only requirements to take into consideration when planting a Shumard oak tree is that it needs full sun exposure. The Shumard Oaktree has simple green leaves that alternate from 4 to 8 inches long and turn reddish yellow-brown in the fall.
Shumard Oak is a hardy tree.
It is a good street tree that provides moderate shade. The Shumard Oaktree is a native habitat for butterflies. It grows best in zones 5 to 9. The Shumard Oak likes full to partial sun. It does well in a variety of soil types, including sand, clay, and moist soil. The Shumard Oak tree grows to heights of 40 to 60 feet with a full spread in old age. It is a hardy tree that withstands drought and wind. The scientific name for the Shumardi Oaktree is Quercus Schumardii.
Zones: 5 - 9
Mature Height: 60 - 80 ft.
Width: 40 - 50 ft.
Shape: Rounded Shape
Growth: Medium to fast
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Moist, well-drained soil
Botanical name: Quercus shumardii