Smooth Sumac - Rhus glabra

Species: Rhus glabra
Common names: Smooth Sumac

Plant Properties

Growth Period: Perennial
Plant Form: Shrub
Foliage: deciduous
Flower color(s): white brown green yellow

Plant Requirements

Water requirements: low
Light requirements: full sun to shade

Soil moisture requirements: dry
Soil content requirements: Sand Loam Clay Caliche
Drainage requirements: good
Calcium carbonate (CaC03) tolerance: low
Drought tolerance: high
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