Water Needs

Light Needs

Common Name

African Sumac

Scientific Name

Rhus lancea

Plant Type

Broadleaf Evergreen Trees, Shade Trees

Deciduous / Evergreen



Spring, inconspicuous

Growth Habit

Informal and rounded

Growth Rate


Average Landscape Size

20' x 15'

Landscape Uses

Shade, screening

Care Information

Water deep and infrequently during hot months.

Will need to be limbed up if you want to create a canopy. Protect exposed trunks from sun scald

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USDA Hardiness Zone

15° F, Zone 8b

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