Rhus aromatica | Fragrant Sumac

Fragrant Sumac is a large, wide-spreading shrub with dense foliage. The leaves emit a pleasant fragrance when brushed or crushed. They turn orange then red in fall. Showy, edible red berries follow the flowers. 'Gro Low' , Dwarf Fragrant Sumac, shown in photos, reaches just 2 feet high, spreading 6 to 8 feet wide. Canopy coverage: 79 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 6 feet high

Width: 10 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds, butterflies