Rhus aromatica 5-6' x 6-8'
Low irregular fast-spreading shrub with glossy blue-green trifoliate leaves that emit a musky aroma when crushed.
Beautiful small bright yellow flowers in spring. Small red fuzzy fruit clusters on female plants. Attractive to birds and butterflies.
Leaves turn orange to brilliant scarlet in fall. Pubescent stems. Suckers from the roots.
Branches touching the ground will root themselves. Quickly produces a colony; thus, useful in erosion control on banks or hillsides.
Dioecious: these are unsexed plants; multiples needed for fruit. Easy to transplant, adaptable, prefers acid soil, sun to partial shade. Native to eastern U.S. Z3. Maine Grown. (2-4' bare-root plants)