Sumac 'Tiger Eyes'

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Tiger Eyes Staghorn Sumac is a dwarf, golden-leaved cultivar with minimal suckering. The deeply dissected pinnate compound leaves emerge chartreuse in spring but quickly mature to bright yellow. The foliage my acquire some striking orange and scarlet tones in fall. The foliage contrasts nicely with the purplish branches and stems. Will grow best in full sun to partial shade. Excellent as a specimen or accent. Tolerates being near Black Walnut trees.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Shrub
Care :
Prefers average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained loose soil, but is highly adaptable to any soil except those that are poorly drained. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Fertilize in early spring.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Upright habit.
Plant Height:
3-6 Feet
Plant Width:
3-6 Feet
Bright yellow, deeply dissected leaves turn shades of orange and scarlet in fall.
Rust-red clusters emerge late in summer at the branch tips.
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Special Features:
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Supports Naturalizing
  • Tolerant of Clay Soil
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Erosion Control