Staghorn Sumac

Staghorn Sumac Rhus TyphinaStaghorn sumac (Rhus typhina) grows in dry woodland openings, edges, and rocky slopes in the northeast part of the state.

Hardiness: Zones 4 through 8

Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast

Mature Shape: Ovular

Height: 10-25 feet

Width: 15-25 feet

Site Requirements: Full sun to partial shade, soils are adaptable

Flowering Dates: May - July

Seed Dispersal Dates: Fall - Winter

Seed Bearing Age: 10 years

Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly

Seed Stratification: Acid scarification followed by prechilling for 2 months at 34°F to 40°F