Did you know?
The very first specimen of a Tiger Eyes Sumac (Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger') was discovered in 1985 at Bailey's Nurseries in Minnesota. It was originally a mutation of Rhus typhina 'Laciniata', but has since become a valuble landscape addition.
Up to 10 feet tall
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
The fruit are hairy, crimson-colored drupes that grow in panicles and hold their color until the following spring. Foliage emerges as bronze-yellow new growth, matures to shades of yellow in the summer, and fades to oranges and reds in the autumn.
Pests & Diseases
Great as a specimen, accent, border, in massing, and as a foundation plant. Excellent for natural areas and banks with eroding soil.
Plant in dry to average-moisture soils in an area with full sun to part shade. These shrubs are moderately cold hardy and tolerate heat, drought, erosion, and moderate pollution.
Quebec to Ontario, south to Georgia