Staghorn Sumac


Rhus hirta
Bundle of 25
12” – 24” Seedling


Staghorn Sumac is a native shrub named for the long, soft hairs that look like antler velvet covering its branching twigs. Sumac spreads by root suckers to form dense thickets. However, root suckers can be eliminated and the plant grown as a loose, round headed, small tree which will reach a height of 14—30 feet. Grows in poor or dry soils where other shrubs will not grow. Prefers full sun. Excellent fall colors range from orange to bright red to maroon. Fruit have a dense covering of metallic-red hairs, and often persist through winter. Plant on steep slopes to prevent erosion.

Bundle of 25
12” – 24” Seedling