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Use as a border shade at the woodland's edge for a large mass, naturalized planting. A colony-forming shrub with dark green, glossy compound leaves throughout spring and summer. Light yellow flower cluster. Vivid red foilage in the fall. The female plants have fuzzy, red berry like clusters forming in the fall that remains through the winter.


Can train to a single stem small tree by pruning and removing sucker or allow it to become a tall, multi-stemmed colony. An important winter food source for many birds, mammals, and pollinators including native bees. Ring-necked pheasant, bobwhite quail, wild turkey, deer and opossums eat the fruit. The summer flowers provide a nectar source to butterflies and beneficial native bees. It is a larval host plant for Red-Banded Hairstreak butterfly and Luna Moth.


Height: 15-20'

Spread: 15-20'

Exposure: full sun to part shade, best results 8 hrs sun

Moisture: dry to moist, drought tolerant

Salt tolerant

pH: 5 - 7

Life span about 40 - 60 years



Rhus copallina - Winged Sumac

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