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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: usually 10 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Dioecious
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2005 Great Plant Picks Award Winner
Child plants: one child plant

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Common names
  • Smoke Tree
  • European Smoketree
  • Smoketree
  • Purple Smoke Tree
  • Smokebush
  • Eurasian Smoketree
  • Venetian Sumach
  • Dyer's Sumach
Also sold as:
  • Kromhout

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Comments:
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jan 26, 2012 9:55 AM concerning plant:
    This is an extremely hardy plant. My dog broke this plant completely to the ground & by the next spring, it was over 6' tall. Very leggy & ununiform growth however.
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