The sumac saplings arrived in a well-packed box, and appear to be healthy. But because they are still dormant, I won't know if they are viable until a few weeks from now, when things begin to bud in SW Virginia (2600 ft. elevation).
Not only beautiful in the landscape but excellent for steep banks for erosion control. Provides food for birds and a delicious lemony beverage can be made from the inflorescence.
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Staghorn sumac tree - Rhus typhina
Staghorn Sumac Tree has an antler appearance from red rusty hairs that cover the twigs and the branching look of the leaves. The hairs also give it a velvety feel. It has vibrant green leaves in spring and summer, and orange, purple and red in the fall. It produces bright red berries in the fall that last through winter. Staghorn sumac grows up to 20 ft. It grows in hardiness zones 3-9. It prefers full sun but can grow in partial shade. It grows well in any irrigated soil.
Staghorn Sumac trees are a widespread and diverse species with growing on nearly every continent.
This tree can be known for its many diverse colors that it suppliers every year. The sumac tree has unusual blooms that form off of a tall stem that grows out of the tree. These flowers can be anywhere from brown to a dazzling red. The blooms also release a sweet aromatic fragrance into the air. Sumac Trees later produce small red berries that can be happily consumed by birds than in the year. This tree grows best in acidic soils that remained well-drained. Sumac trees, or Smooth Sumac, increase in the U. S. Hardiness zones three through nine. They are a fast-growing plant that gets up to 15-feet tall and 15-feet wide. They form irregularly with long, thin leaves. The tree gets its' name from the way the stems are free of hair and very silky during the first year of growth. Sumac trees are very hardy plants that can tolerate deep, cold spells as well as extended, dry conditions. The tree prefers to grow in dry, arid soil types. This tree is often used to prevent soil erosion from areas that are prone to mudslides and downpours that cause soil damage. These trees are chosen for the way they branch out in various directions and designs along with the flowers and fruits they produce that attracts a variety of birds.
Smooth Sumacs are good for lining roadways because they tolerate pollution well.
Staghorn Sumac Tree