Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina Tiger Eyes®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Tiger Eyes®
Cultivar name: 'Bailtiger'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 to 6 feet (1-2m)
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet (1-2m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Dioecious
Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP16,185 - 2006

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Comments:
Posted by foraygardengirl (Minnesota - Zone 4a) on Jun 29, 2016 11:36 AM

It really is a beautiful accent shrub, but I will be making every attempt to eradicate Tiger Eyes from my yard this summer. I have found more than 20 little baby Tiger Eyes up to 30 feet away from the parent, and this is only the third summer that I have had this plant. Though it has been marketed as non-aggressive/non-invasive, I regret having planted it.

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