Also known as
Scarlet Sumach, Red Sumac, Upland Sumach, Vinegar-Bush, Vinegar-Tree, Sumach
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Smooth Sumach Overview
The species produces rich blue-green leaves. The stems of this deciduous shrub are a reddy colour. It will also produce a brilliant autumn colour.
Common problems with Smooth Sumach
How to propagate Smooth Sumach
You can propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer, by seed in autumn. Root cuttings in the winter.
Other uses of Smooth Sumach
Fruit, ornamental, foliage
The red berries can be dried to be used as a spice, or boiled for drinking.