Cut-Leaf Smooth Sumac
Rhus glabra 'Laciniata'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||roos GLAY-bruh|
|Lore||It is reported that Native Americans used the shoots of the Rhus glabra in salads, though many ethnobotanists say the natives did not consume "salads" as we know the term.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Pine (Pinus); Forsythia (Forsythia); Rose (Rosa); Euonymus (Euonymus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)|
Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Spreads by suckering; root prune to control size. Fertilize in early spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape, in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8