- Latin Name- Rhus Aromatica Hardy Planting Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 2-20 ft Width- 10-15 ft Sun or Shade- Prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
Sumac Tree- Rhus Aromatica
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.
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