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Rhus lanceolata /Prairie Flame Leaf Sumac

Rhus lanceolata   / Rhus lanceolata
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Scientific Name: Rhus lanceolata
Common Name: Prairie Flame Leaf Sumac
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: The large, compound, fine-textured foliage, showy flower and fruit display and bright fall color combine to make this small tree suitable for increased usage in landscapes. The leaves are aeromatic. Has a tolerance to droughts. A deciduous shrub or small tree suckers freely to form colonies.