Also known as
Velvet Sumach, Green-Flowered Sumach, Vinegar Tree, Virginian Sumach, Schumacher Tree, Stag's horn sumach, Sumach
Rhus typhina, Hjortesumak i Pilestredet 101, Oslo den 29. juli 2014. by Omar hoftun (CC BY-SA 4.0)
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Staghorn Sumach Overview
Rhus typhina is deciduous shrub with large pinnate leaves that turn beautiful red and orange shades in autumn. On female plants it can develop dense crimson fruiting heads.
How to propagate Staghorn Sumach
Take semi-hardwood cuttings.
By dividing root suckers.
Special features of Staghorn Sumach
Other uses of Staghorn Sumach
Specimen, banks, leaves contain 25% tannin. Summer/Autumn interest with flaming red leaf colour in the autumn.
The red berries can be dried to be used as a spice, or boiled for drinking.