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Rhus typhina--Staghorn Sumac

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     Sumacs  are among the most adaptable shrubs but may  be

regarded  as  weeds.   They  grow  rapidly,  tolerate   most

exposures and poor soil but are short-lived.  Sumac grows 30

feet  tall and spreads up to 25 feet.  The  main  ornamental

feature  is bright red fall color.  Keep suckers  controlled

to keep the plant within its allotted space.  The red fruits

are produced in terminal panicles.                          

     Two  cultivars are listed:   'dissecta'--cut  leaflets;


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Rhus typhina - 49K Rhus typhina laciniata - 46K
Rhus typhina laciniata - 30K
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