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Rhus glabra

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More About Rhus glabra

  • Greenish-yellow, male and female flowers
  • Clusters of reddish, hairy fruit ripen late summer and may persist into the winter
  • Medium-green to dark green, soft leaves are sometimes glossy
  • Fall colour is orange to red, sometimes purple
  • Suckering profusely, it produces a mound of mostly vertical branches
  • Bloom Time: June

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and most of North America.

Zone:

2

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm

Colour:

Green
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Smooth Sumac Growing and Maintenance Tips

Rhus grows best in a slightly acidic, fertile soil and full sun, however, it will tolerate dry or compacted soils and other urban conditions.


Rhus glabra Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing