Elaine Humm, seems to me that sumac would be sumac whether bought mai
order or dug
as long as it had enough of a root system to it to get established.
Elaine in Ga
"Ron Hardin" email@example.com wrote in message
Hey that's the best kind...FREE! Go dig some up.
In the spring I always carry a shovel with me. If is it not protecte
a native plant to your area that is. Also doesn't have
around or happens to be a wildflower project!-
I bet you can't transplant sumac easily, as it spreads mostly b
runners, so is living off some other nearby plant system rather tha
its own roots.
Smooth Sumac is what I planted right next to the south wall of th
for shade in the summer and a pleasant shadow pattern. Being a
tree, it doesn't hurt the house.
On the other hand, it tends to break or have leaf die-offs rathe
leaving you with a sunny patch in your shade pattern for a year o
I planted bare-root sumaclettes from a mail order nursery. I don'
where they get them.
Little offshoots are constantly trying to come up in the lawn, by th
They get scythed down regularly but remain undiscouraged. (I scyth
rather than mowing, just as a hobby. Mowing would work too.)
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