Evergreen Sumac; Tobacco Sumac; Lentrisco
Native to the southwest U.S., Texas, and Mexico
- Full Sun
- Deer Resistant
About This Plant
Sun/part shade; evergreen; fast-growing and shrubby. Creamy white summer flowers are followed by tart red fruits. Useful as either a large shrub or an evergreen screen, especially in rocky soils north of 1604. It grows quickly to full size with minimal care. Care when transplanting potted specimens is essential. If the root ball is loose, avoid tearing the plant out of the pot, or the roots may come loose. Some landscapers even place the pot in the hole and cut it away from the plant to minimize the disturbance. Evergreen sumac attracts monarch butterflies and other wildlife.
None required, but caution is essential when transplanting potted specimens.
10-12' H, 5-12' W
Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators