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Hardiness: USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
On Jun 27, 2011, oscarkat01 from Rochester, NY (Zone 6a) wrote:
My instinct when I first bought it was to avoid it but I feel in love with the looks. Unfortunately for me, I have limited places to put it due to deer destroying it. It outgrew two different places I planted it. The second time I moved it, the remaining roots started suckering like mad. I now constantly pulling up new plants that spring up 6-9 inches overnight. It sent roots under my sidewalk even. It is such a hassle I would never plant it again. If someone decides to plant it, do not put it in a flower bed with other plants and don't put it near a house or walkway. If you have deer, don't bother.
On Jun 23, 2011, mknatali from Richmond, UT wrote:
I have seen Tiger Eyes Sumac growing in planters and they are beautiful. I love the color and the way they grow. I just bought one and was assured they do not succor, but my research today proves otherwise. Mine is in a large pot. I have contained other plants by cutting off the bottom of the pot, leaving the sides around the root ball and planting the tree in the pot to force the roots downward. Do you think this would keep mine from succoring?
After 3 years of loving the look of this plant, we've just torn it out of the garden. The roots, and plantlets along the way, went 10 feet in all directions. Yes, easy to pull up but it certainly did damage. We had it on the edge of a garden in suburbia and it extended into our neighbors' lawn and bed. We were unable to try to contain it (like a bamboo) because of our garden limitations- but that certainly seems worth a try. My personal choice - no plant is worth the worry, work and problems of invasiveness. Sorry to be so negative to all of you who REALLY want this plant. Good luck.
On Aug 25, 2007, jkramer from Saint Charles, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:
Lovely bush. It sends out sucker shoots up to two feet away from the main stem. These little shoots can be dug up and replanted elsewhere. Cutting the root from the main bush will cause them to wilt when transplanted, but the little shoots soon perk up and begin to grow on their own.
On Nov 24, 2005, bonniewong from edmonton Canada wrote:
I love this new cultivar, the colors are unreal and look good with everything from pastels to orange to bright red. It has steadly grown since planted, with a sucker coming up a few inches from the one stem.
On Oct 18, 2005, CWinge from Cannon Falls, MN wrote:
New growth starts out a gorgeous lime green turning to yellow.
Leaf stems are a fuzzy pink-rosy purple which adds a nice contrast.
In fall the leafs turn an intense red, orange & yellow.
Will drop some leaf stems in late fall.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Livermore, California Los Altos, California San Jose, California San Leandro, California Tracy, California Centralia, Illinois Chadwick, Illinois Chicago, Illinois Park City, Illinois Peoria, Illinois St Charles, Illinois Lakes Of The Four Seasons, Indiana (2 reports) Cedar Rapids, Iowa Pacific Junction, Iowa Lawrence, Kansas Dracut, Massachusetts Adrian, Michigan Ludington, Michigan Andover, Minnesota Fridley, Minnesota Miesville, Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota St Cloud, Minnesota Waite Park, Minnesota St Peters, Missouri Evergreen, Montana Helena, Montana Bellevue, Nebraska Trenton, New Jersey New Rochelle, New York Rochester, New York Elizabeth City, North Carolina Fargo, North Dakota Mansfield, Ohio Enid, Oklahoma Beaverton, Oregon Cheshire, Oregon Clackamas, Oregon Gold Hill, Oregon Happy Valley, Oregon Lancaster, Pennsylvania Webster, South Dakota Montague, Texas Richmond, Utah Barre, Vermont Lexington, Virginia Mc Lean, Virginia Petersburg, Virginia East Port Orchard, Washington Langley, Washington Seattle, Washington Spokane, Washington Vancouver, Washington Chilton, Wisconsin Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Kendall, Wisconsin Albany, Wyoming