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Rhus x pulvinata/Northern Hybrid Sumac, Sumac

Rhus x pulvinata / Rhus x pulvinata
A nice colony of this sumac at Villa Carlotta on Lake Como in Italy
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A nice colony of this sumac at Villa Carlotta on Lake Como in Italy

Fern-like foliage

Red color in the leaf stems and growth shoots

New spring growth

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Rhus x pulvinata
Common Name: Northern Hybrid Sumac, Sumac
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This is a deciduous shrub that produces striking fern-like foliage, colorful fruit and autumn foliage color. Flowers are mostly inconspicuous. It is a spreading, much suckering plant forming colonies of plants around a mature specimen.