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Kearney's sumac, Desert Sumac
Scientific Name: Rhus kearneyi ssp. kearneyi Barkl.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Kearney's sumac, Desert Sumac (Rhus  kearneyi ssp. kearneyi)
Rhus kearneyi ssp. kearneyi at the Desert Botanical Garden in January
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20F (-7C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sin

Origin: Southwestern Arizona at elevations between 1000 and 1500 feet (300-450 m), along canyons and drainages

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 10 feet tall (3 m)

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water when established

Propagation: Seeds

Kearney's sumac, Desert Sumac (Rhus  kearneyi ssp. kearneyi)

Blooming Habits:
The Kearney's sumac is dioecious, there are male plants and female plants.

Fruiting Habits:

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