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).
All of our trees and shrubs are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase.
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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.
Tree Gift Wrapping Service
Why not make your tree gift even more special by using our gift wrapping service. This includes one of our handmade drawstring 'ecobags' made out of 100% biodegradable materials, a gift tag with optional gift message and a planting and aftercare booklet. All of this for just £2.00 per tree.