Rhus lancea (Now known as Searsia lancea)
Se-ar CEE-a LAN-see-a
Broadleaf Evergreen Trees, Shade Trees
Deciduous / Evergreen
Drought tolerant, Narrow willow-like leaves 4" to 5" long and borne in three leaflets, Grey to chocolate brown trunk, Greenish flowers in winter, Flowers have musty fragrance, Fruit is hidden under canopy small reddish color fading to brown into late summer.
Informal and rounded
Average Landscape Size
20' x 15'
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
USDA Hardiness Zone
15° F, Zone 8b