Rhus ovata


Plant family: Anacardiaceae - Sumac


Plant type: Shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

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

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Flower Color Pink to Deep Red, White
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 5-15 feet
Spread 10-15 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Exceptional Fragrance, Good in Containers, Hedges and Screens, Important to Native People, Slope Stabilizer

Plant Highlights

The Sugarbush is large evergreen shrub, that can be trained to form a small tree. These fast growing shrubs have large green, leathery leaves that have a slight fold at the mid vein. The small, tightly configured flowers grow in a panicle style, fading from light whitish/pink to dark red. The flowers develop into small pinkish red berry clusters which are very attractive set against the dark green leaves. Expect a height of 8-15 ft.and a spread of 8-10 ft.This plant requires minimal water after establishment and can be naturalized.

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