Fragrant Sumac (Rhus aromatica)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Drought tolerant

Height: 2 m (6 ft)


Fragrant sumac is a gorgeous medium sized shrub that has appeared in landscaping in the past 10 years. It has many attractive features, such as glossy green leaves, rich red leaves in fall, red berries and excellent drought tolerance. It also tolerates full sun and light shade. Its only need is well drained areas, such a slope.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email