Rhus integrifolia

Lemonade Berry

Plant family: Anacardiaceae - Sumac


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

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One Gallon 15   12.99
24 inch box natural 15   259.99
Five gallon - Natural 43   34.99
Fifteen Gallon 0   99.99

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Flower Color Red, White
Blooming Season Spring
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 15-30 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

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Clay, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Autumn Foliage, Edible , Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Slope Stabilizer, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

Lemonade Berry shrub is a common sight among mixed inland and coastal Chaparral. These shrubs can grow into small trees and develop long, citrus -like leaves that accent small red and white flowers. Lemonade Berry is an important evergreen shrub to use as a foundation in any landscape that does not experience frost. These shrubs are home to small mammals and bird life, that find its curving branch architecture ideal for nesting. The flowers were historically used in teas and tinctures as lemon flavoring.

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