Flame Leaf Sumac

Flame Leaf Sumac - Rhus Lanceolata

Flame Leaf Sumac does on average prefer a more moist and well-drained soil however it does have the ability to adapt to dry and rocky conditions. If soil conditions and the proper exposure to sunlight are achieved then the Flame Leaf Sumac can reach a mature height of up to 20 feet. Another way that this plant is adaptable is that it can go for extended periods with no water and has no problem with quick changes in temperatures unlike most trees. This tree is also disease and pest resistant which means that as a homeowner you will not constantly have  to care for it during its lifetime to make sure that it lives a long life. The leaves of the Sumac are a dark crimson color which adds a brilliant hint of color and texture to any outdoor space. One interesting fact about the sumac is that for centuries people have been boiling the leaves and making tea. The tea takes on a bit of a tangy flavor and is packed full of vitamin C. For individuals constantly looking for natural remedies the sumac leaf is an excellent choice in helping protect their immune system. This tree is a perfect addition to any medicinal garden or accent to any gardening area, with many great uses. The Flame Leaf Sumac is named so because during the fall the leaves turn flaming red and purple. This is a beautiful tree that is aesthetically pleasing and brings life to a yard. This small tree grows berries in late summer that last through most of winter. The fruit on the Flame Leaf Sumac tree attract an abundant wildlife- wild birds and deer. It changes a boring backyard to one full of life. It can grow in most soil but grows best in moist, well-drained soil. This tree does not need a lot to keep growing and thriving. The low eminence allows it to be good in drought, cold and heat.

USDA Climate Zone: 6 - 8

Tree Height: 12 to 20 Feet

Tree Width: 15 to 20 Feet

Soil Type: Prefers Moist Well-Drained Soil but is very adaptable

Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Ships As: Bareroot Plant

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Flame Leaf Sumac - Rhus Lanceolata

Flame Leaf Sumac does on average prefer a more moist and well-drained soil however it does have the ability to adapt to dry and rocky conditions. If soil conditions and the proper exposure to sunlight are achieved then the Flame Leaf Sumac can reach a mature height of up to 20 feet. Another way that this plant is adaptable is that it can go for extended periods with no water and has no problem with quick changes in temperatures unlike most trees. This tree is also disease and pest resistant which means that as a homeowner you will not constantly have  to care for it during its lifetime to make sure that it lives a long life. The leaves of the Sumac are a dark crimson color which adds a brilliant hint of color and texture to any outdoor space. One interesting fact about the sumac is that for centuries people have been boiling the leaves and making tea. The tea takes on a bit of a tangy flavor and is packed full of vitamin C. For individuals constantly looking for natural remedies the sumac leaf is an excellent choice in helping protect their immune system. This tree is a perfect addition to any medicinal garden or accent to any gardening area, with many great uses. The Flame Leaf Sumac is named so because during the fall the leaves turn flaming red and purple. This is a beautiful tree that is aesthetically pleasing and brings life to a yard. This small tree grows berries in late summer that last through most of winter. The fruit on the Flame Leaf Sumac tree attract an abundant wildlife- wild birds and deer. It changes a boring backyard to one full of life. It can grow in most soil but grows best in moist, well-drained soil. This tree does not need a lot to keep growing and thriving. The low eminence allows it to be good in drought, cold and heat.

USDA Climate Zone: 6 - 8

Tree Height: 12 to 20 Feet

Tree Width: 15 to 20 Feet

Soil Type: Prefers Moist Well-Drained Soil but is very adaptable

Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Ships As: Bareroot Plant

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Description: The Flame Leaf Sumac is one of the most famous trees in the sumac family. One recommendation for the sumac is for it to planted in climate zones 6-8 for it's on well-being even though it is adaptable to many different soil conditions.