The Q&A Archives: sumac

Question: a sumac bush is growing on a slope above my garage area. it is now about 12-15 ft. tall. How tall will it grow? is it a fire hazard? i didn't plant it. started wild.

Answer: Wild sumac can grow 18-35 feet tall. It does not appear on the list of fire hazard plants but you might want to check with your local fire department to get their views on the plant.

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