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Rhus lanceolata (Flame Leaf Sumac)

Rhus lanceolata
Flame Leaf Sumac

Native to the Southwest, this deciduous shrub or small tree has large, green, aromatic, compound leaves that turn a brilliant orange-red in the fall. Clusters of creamy white flowers are followed by fuzzy red-orange berries. Plant in full sun to part shade and provide good drainage.

Plant Type Shrub
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color White
Flower Season Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 18 (ft)
Spread 20 (ft)
Spacing 15' (ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Fruit & Berries
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Drought, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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