Tiger Eyes Sumac

Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger'

Tiger Eyes Sumac

$71.00$189.00

$71.00$189.00

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Height : 6 feet
Spread: 6 feet
Sunlight: full sun to partial shade
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Mass Planting, General Garden Use
Flower Color: N/A
Bloom Period:N/A
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Yellow
Deer Resistant?: No

Quick Description
An exciting new plant on the scene, featuring finely cut tropical-looking foliage which emerges chartreuse turning bright gold all season, with fabulous yellow, orange and scarlet fall color; suckers less than the species, a great garden color accent

What Makes it Special?
Tiger Eyes® Sumac is primarily valued in the landscape or garden for its characteristic tiered habit of growth. It has gold deciduous foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The deeply cut ferny pinnately compound leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall.


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Landscape Attributes
Tiger Eyes® Sumac is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Planting & Growing
Tiger Eyes® Sumac will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn’t necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.



Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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