Rhus Glabra, Smooth sumac, Scarlet sumach, Vinegar tree

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Rhus Glabra



Rhus Glabra is an exotic yet hardy shrub with stout pithy stems and fronds of finely cut tropical-looking leaves good texture effect interesting upright spikes of red-purple fruit and brilliant fall colours.

Common Names: Smooth sumac, Scarlet sumach, Vinegar tree

Height: 3m  Spread: 3m max  

Position: Plant in well drained moist soil in full to part shade sun.

Planting: Water the plant well remove the pot and plant in a hole large enough or container large enough to avoid disturbing the rootball. Back-fill with soil mixed with compost. Water regularly and throughout the plant's first year of growth.

Pruning: Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed