Rhus typhina (Stag's Horn Sumach)

Dense conical clusters of crimson hairy fruits which are most decorative at the end of the year. (Deciduous)
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Common Name: Stag's horn sumach

Latin Name: Rhus typhina

Soil: moist, well-drained soil

Position: Full sun

Flowering period/ colour: Spring/ Large, erect green clusters of male flowers and smaller, female clusters borne of separate plants.

Hardiness: Very hardy

Eventual height/ spread: 6/6m

Special features: Dense conical clusters of crimson hairy fruits which are most decorative at the end of the year.

 

A wide-spreading suckering tree which loses its lower leaves with age, revealing an attractive skeleton below and leaving a bushy canopy at the top. It has large leaflets on long stems and these take on exceptionally fine autumnal tints of deep red and firey orange. There are separate male and female plants and the female has red, wooly columnar fruits at the end of the summer which are picturesque.

 

This Rhus Tree is supplied in a 5 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this 2-3 stemmed tree is approximately 1m (3ft).

 

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For an even larger selection of trees come back in the Autumn/Winter when all of our trees are available bare root and root balled.

Rhus typhina - Autumn Foliage
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B/R (Bare Root) - The traditional way to buy deciduous trees and shrubs. Perfect for planting between November and March.
R/B (Root Ball) - The traditional way to buy evergreen trees and shrubs. The plants are kept in their own soil, making them ideal to transplant between November and March.
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B (Bush) - Bush trees are 2-3 years old and have a clear stem of 0.8-1m with a bushy head of branches. The total height from the ground is usually 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft).
Maiden (Feathered tree) - A good, well-defined prominent leader running straight up through the young tree. Perfect for training into a half standard, standard or fan-trained tree. Sizes given in cm's.
Multi-stemmed - A tree with two or more main stems
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