Kitchen Garden | Organic Gardens | Potted Plants | Growing Plants

Amazon Stuff

January 2013
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Facebook Fan Page


Rhus Dissecta belongs to the family Anacardiaceae.




Images of Rhus Dissecta at google.com

Rhus Dissecta belongs to the family Anacardiaceae. It is also known as Cut-leaved stag’s horn sumach.

Overview of Rhus Dissecta

• Rhus ‘Dissecta’ is an open, spreading and suckering deciduous shrub.
• It has pinnate or palmate-divided leaves.
• They occur in autumn.
• The tree bears inconspicuous yellow flowers in spring or summer.
• The fruits are small and spherical red.
• They occur in dense clusters.
• Toxicity: All parts are highly toxic if ingested.
• Contact with foliage may aggravate skin allergies
• Hardiness: H4 (hardy)
• This plant can grow up to a height of 1.5-2.5 meters.
• It spreads up to 1.5-2.5 meters

Scientific Classification for Rhus Dissecta

• Kingdom: Plantae
• (unranked): Angiosperms
• (unranked): Eudicots
• (unranked): Rosids
• Order: Sapindales
• Family: Anacardiaceae
• Genus: Rhus
• Species: R. dissecta

Growing and Caring conditions for Rhus Dissecta

• Look for plants at nurseries.
• Get them in spring and summer.
• They can be brought all year-round in warmer climates.
• Choose healthy-looking plants.
• A healthy plant has signs of new leaves and flower buds.
• Buy Rhus plant in 1-gallon containers.
• Choose a site.
• The site should receive full sun.
• The site should have a well-drained soil.
• The plant can tolerate partial shade.
• Dig a hole for each plant.
• This hole should be no deeper than the soil in which the plant was growing.
• Dig planting holes.
• These holes should be spaced three feet apart.
• Add a light application of organic fertilizer.
• Apply it to each planting hole.
• This should be done before setting the plants in.
• Mulch around the plant and not on top of the plants.
• Mulch it with 3 inches of organic compost.
• Water until the soil is completely moist.
• Water weekly the first summer only.
• Rhus plant does not need extra water once it is established.
• Prune out selected stems.
• Do so for the size.
• Prune if they are damaged.
• Prune it using by-pass pruners or a pruning saw.
• Do cut the stem off all the way back to the joint of the stem or where it joins another stem.
• Rhus plants make a good high ground cover for slopes.
• They look well along the top or bottom of a wall.
• They go well in a hot, sunny location.
• Rhus plants usually spread 6 to 8 feet all around.





Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>