Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra) grows in woodland openings, edges, and disturbed areas throughout Iowa.
Hardiness: Zones 2 through 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: 10-20 feet
Width: 20-25 feet
Site Requirements: Prefers full sun on moist well drained soils, but tolerates dry sites
Flowering Dates: June - August
Seed Dispersal Dates: Fall - Winter
Seed Bearing Age: 5-10 years
Seed Bearing Frequency: Every year
Seed Stratification: Acid scarification followed by prechilling for 3 months at 34°F to 40°F.