Rhus glabra, the smooth sumac, is a species of sumac in the family Anacardiaceae, native to North America, from southern Quebec west to southern British Columbia in Canada, and south to northern Florida.
Common name: smooth sumac Color: Yellowish-green Bloom time: June Height: 9.00 to 15.00 feet 9.00 to 15.00 feet Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care Harvest seeds from sumac fruiting clusters in autumn when they are dark brown and dry. Boil water in a pot, then remove the pot from the stove and toss in the seeds. Leave them in the cooling water for 24 hours to remove germination inhibitors.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Temprature: 68 degrees
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Drain and dry seeds on a paper towel.
Place them in the refrigerator for 30 days at a temperature of about 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
Plant sumac seeds directly outside in autumn.
Select a spot in sun or partial sun with well-draining soil.
Plant each seed at a depth of 1/3 to 3/4 inches, about 8 inches apart.
Water well after planting.
Sumacs will grow in any soil, including dry wastelands.
Special Feature: Best when massed for stabilizing embankments or for hard-to-cover areas with poorer soils or for naturalizing in wild areas. Use Medicinal use:
Sumac berries can be a tasty, therapeutic treat if you know how to use them
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Note: No serious insect or disease problems.
Tuesday, 08 October 2019
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?