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  • stag's horn sumach
  • Eventual height: 5m
  • Eventual spread: 6m

Rhus typhina

stag's horn sumach

Pot size 2 litre pot
2 litre pot
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moist but well-drained, moderately-fertile soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    An upright, deciduous shrub or small tree with finely-cut dark green leaflets turning spectacular shades of orange-red in autumn. Stag's horn sumach is an excellent specimen plant for a small sunny garden. Since it spreads by suckering avoid planting too close to a lawn or surround the roots with a non-perishable barrier that will restrict the plant's spread.

  • Garden care: Wearing stout gardening gloves remove any suckering shoots that arise around the base of the plant.

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