How to grow Sumac tree

Sumac tree growing shrub‎ or tree of the genus Rhus also known as Sumach, Sumac tree perennial deciduous or evergreen plant, used for the edible and fragrant fruits or as medical but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape grow in pinnate structure.

Flower color can be: yellow, white, small flowers grow on stalk in clusters.

Sumac tree fruits

Fruit edible in red color, the size 2-3 cm

Sumac tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Sumac tree growing and care:

Chill hours in the winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, shoots

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design, easier to pickup

Size of the plant?
1-9 m, 3-28 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow- white flowers , that grow on stalk in clusters

Pollination is done by:

Edible fruits& seeds

Fruit & seeds harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruit & seeds pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Sumac tree fruits & seeds?
Spices, tea, medical

Work requirements on the fruit & seeds:
Nothing special

How long does it take to bear fruit & seeds?
2-4 years

Scientific name:

Rhus coriaria

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone