AWARD

RHUS typhina 'Tiger Eyes'

Commonly known as Sumach

Exceptional changing leaf colour. Yellow in summer with orange and scarlet tones in autumn
Further Reading....

RHUS typhina 'Tiger Eyes'

 

 

  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 60cm (24in) with 11-31 oblong-lance-shaped leaflets
  • Height
    1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Spread
    1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Slower, lower growing, more compact form. Spreads only slowly by suckers
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - syn. R. 'Bailtiger'
  • Pests & Diseases
    coral spot
  • Place of origin
    eastern North America
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Rhus - Growing Guide
1-2m (3-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-2m (3-6½ft)
 

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