Rhus glabra
Plants of the Southwest

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Smooth Sumac is a large shrub 4-6 ft. tall, often tree-like, can form thickets. Big compound leaves turn red for 2 months in fall. Terminal clusters of small white flowers become striking heads of red berries in fall. Attracts birds. Impressive ornamental. Fall sow or soak seed 8 hours in water, cold stratify 3 months and sow in spring. Zones 4-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 45678


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