- Weight: 0.02 lb
- Width: 2 in
- Depth: 1 in
- Height: 3 in
- Height At Maturity: Over 20 Feet
- Ships: November Through April
- Exposure: Sun & Shade
- Usage: Drought Tolerant Plants
- Zone: 9
- Categories: Shrubs
Smooth Sumac is a Tall Growing Colorful Shrub
Smooth Sumac is an excellent choice of shrub to add lots of color to your lawn or garden. The colony-forming shrub has attractive branches and flat fern-like leaves. The leaves can grow up to 18” in length and turn beautiful bright orange or orange-red color during the fall season. Flowers on the Smooth Sumac are tiny and yellowish-green in intensity during the spring. These flowers burst into crimson berries in the autumn and are edible to birds and wildlife. Some wildlife depends on them to get through the winter.
Smooth Sumac is Well Known for its Ornamental Look, Creating a Beautiful Screen when Planted Properly
The Smooth Sumac is a shrub/tree that grows the most in the summer and spring months. It also blooms mid-spring, produces seed and fruit in the summer, and continues into the fall months. It can be pruned to remain as a shrub, or it can grow into a tree. It produces hairless branches that are waxy. It also creates leaflets that taper to a point, and its flowers have a green hue. The drupes it produces are globe-shaped and covered in sticky, red hairs. The seeds it produces are yellow and smooth.
Though tall, it is a shrub that often reaches about ten feet in height. Beautiful alternating leaves change to a gorgeous scarlet hue during the autumn months making the Sumac a welcome addition to any landscape. These shrubs will bear 3 to 5-inch clusters of greenish-yellow flowers during the warmer months that later give way to bright red berry clusters that provide your landscape interest and color even through the winter season. Sumac trees are easily maintained since they are small and hardy. This shrub is very well known for its ornamental look. They will create a beautiful screen if you grow them nearby and, in turn, will attract many bird and animal species who seek shelter and food. Most commonly, the Sumac is used in landscaping as an ornamental focal point since the Sumac will bring a variety of colors to enhance your yard.
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