African Sumac | Drought Tolerant Trees
The African Sumac (Rhus lancea) tree provides excellent greenery and shade throughout the entire year. Their drought tolerant adaptability to most landscape design styles make them a great choice for a water wise landscape. Once established, these trees are nearly impossible to stop. Their ability to thrive in the high summer temperatures great choice for San Diego counties.
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Moist to dry soil
Full sun to partial shade
Moderate to dense
24 inches per season
Small Red or Yellow Drupe
Pest & Disease
Susceptible to Root Rot and Verticillium
For more information on creating a water wise landscape, check out our complete list of the best drought tolerant trees for North County San Diego.