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Rhus typhina - Flowers

Rhus typhina - Flowers

Rhus typhina - Stag's Horn Sumach

Variety Description Price Qty
12 Litre Slot Pot 150-180cm (5-6ft) 2-3yr - Sold out

Common Name: Stag's horn sumach
Latin Name: Rhus typhina
Soil: Moist, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: Spring/Large, erect green clusters of male flowers and smaller, female clusters borne of separate plants.
Hardiness: Very hardy
Eventual height/spread: 6/6m
Special features: Dense conical clusters of crimson hairy fruits which are most decorative at the end of the year.

A wide-spreading suckering tree which loses its lower leaves with age, revealing an attractive skeleton below and leaving a bushy canopy at the top. It has large leaflets on long stems and these take on exceptionally fine autumnal tints of deep red and firey orange. There are separate male and female plants and the female has red, wooly columnar fruits at the end of the summer which are picturesque.

Common Name: Stag's horn sumach
Latin Name: Rhus typhina
Soil: Moist, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Flowering period/colour: Spring/Large, erect green clusters of male flowers and smaller, female clusters borne of separate plants.
Hardiness: Very hardy
Eventual height/spread: 6/6m
Special features: Dense conical clusters of crimson hairy fruits which are most decorative at the end of the year.

A wide-spreading suckering tree which loses its lower leaves with age, revealing an attractive skeleton below and leaving a bushy canopy at the top. It has large leaflets on long stems and these take on exceptionally fine autumnal tints of deep red and firey orange. There are separate male and female plants and the female has red, wooly columnar fruits at the end of the summer which are picturesque.

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