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Staghorn Sumac

Botanical Name
Rhus typhina
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
15 to 25 feet
Width
15 to 25 feet
Flowers
June to early July: greenish-yellow hairy panicles
Fruit
Red fuzzy drupes arranged on panicles
Fall Color
Yellow, orange and red
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Easily transplanted
  • Urban, drought and salt tolerant
  • Colonizes by suckers
Problems
Aggressive, verticillium wilt
Varieties
  • Dissecta - cut leaf variety, brilliant red fall color, fall foliage resembles flames
  • Tiger Eyes - cut leaf variety with chartreuse foliage

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