Staghorn Sumac: Rhus Typhina - 2GAL Pot CM Tall
A native North American tree with stunning fall foliage and striking, velvety branches.
Caring for Rhus typhina, commonly known as Staghorn Sumac or Velvet Sumac, involves providing it with the right growing conditions and regular maintenance. This deciduous shrub thrives in full sun to partial shade and adapts well to various soil types, including poor and dry soils. Plant it in a well-draining location. Once established, Staghorn Sumac is drought-tolerant and requires minimal watering. Pruning is generally not necessary unless you want to shape or control the size of the plant. However, you can remove any dead or damaged branches in early spring. Staghorn Sumac is generally resistant to pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance choice for your garden. Its striking red, fuzzy fruit clusters and vibrant autumn foliage add visual interest to your landscape. With proper care, your Rhus typhina will thrive and become an attractive focal point in your outdoor space.