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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Hardy Planting Zone: 3-9
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Red
Height at Maturity: 8-12’
Soil Type Preferred: Various (as long as it’s well-drained)
Sun or Shade: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Sumac plants thrive in various temperate and subtropical regions scattered across the world.
They are native to many places in North America, Africa, and Asia.
They are beautiful plants that begin with large clusters of flowers in the spring, which transform into beautiful right red foliage come fall time. These bright red clusters of berries blossom in the fall and last until the winter months.
Sumac comes in a variety of types. There’s smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) and staghorn sumac (R. typhina), both of which are popular landscaping plants. They provide excellent shelter and food for wildlife such as small birds and mammals.
Sumac is a versatile plant that thrives in any well-drained soil.
It’s bright red color (and in some cases, orange or yellow depending on the plant sub-type) make it a popular choice for gardeners and landscapers. It’s a bright, beautiful array of colors that make it a valuable addition to any group of landscaping plants. Sumac plants grow more than 8-12 feet at maturity (sometimes growing as long as 15 feet).
Among the uses of the fruit from sumac trees are beverages and spices. Sumac can also be used for dyes and at one point, sumac was used for medicinal purposes as well.
Sumac plants are known for their beautiful colors, their useful fruits, and their hospitality to wildlife. These factors combine to make it a popular choice among landscapers and gardeners and add a wonderful splash of color to an existing landscape color palette. If you’re interested in a plant that puts on a beautiful show year-round, look no further than the sumac plant.