Chinese Sumac Tree

Chinese Sumac Tree

Chinese Sumac Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Rhus chinensis
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types including hot dry sites
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Loose; spreading shrub to flat topped tree; often multistemmed
Height:   15 to 24
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   8 to 15" alternate, compound leaves with 7 to 13 leaflets; bright green in summer; yellow, orange, red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   6 to 10" panicles of creamy white flowers in late summer; orange red fruit matures in fall
Comments:    Spreads by suckers; best used near natural area
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   September Beauty