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Rhus glabra, Smooth Sumac

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Origin: North America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterOrnamental foliageDeciduousSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The leaves are alternate, 30-50 cm long, compound with 11-31 leaflets, each leaflet 5-11 cm long, with a serrated margin. The leaves turn scarlet in the fall. The flowers are tiny, green, produced in dense erect panicles 10-25 cm tall, in the spring, later followed by large panicles of crimson berries that remain throughout the winter.

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