Staghorn Sumac trees

Discussion in 'Woody Plants' started by L.Baran, Sep 17, 2003.

  1. My staghorn sumacs are not setting fruit. They display a spray of flowers in spring but for some reason they do not ripen into fruit clusters. Any ideas why not?

    All thoughts appreciated.
  2. HortLine

    HortLine Active Member 10 Years

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    Vancouver, BC
    Staghorn sumac, Rhus typhina, are either male or female! Thus you need to have one of each to get fruit.
    In the spring, take a flower to your local garden centre or to an advise clinic to find out which you have.
  3. transplanting

    what can I do to help a transplanted deerhorn. Its june and its
    alive but has no leaves.
  4. M. D. Vaden

    M. D. Vaden Active Member 10 Years

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    Beaverton, Oregon
    This brings a thought I've never considered before - can male plant parts be grafted onto female trees, or female onto male trees?

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