Photo Credit: SelecTree. "Searsia lancea Tree Record." 1995-2020. May 26, 2020. < https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/searsia-lancea >
Gratis Garden Trees
Searsia lancea (African Sumac) 20'-30'-high x 20'-35'-wide (round to umbrella shaped canopy) evergreen dark green leaves inconspicuous flowers red or yellow drupes (Autumn) origin: southern Africa and Burma (not invasive) low water use clay to loamy to sandy soil with average to fast drainage no soil amendment (per pH 6.0–10.0) litter maintenance: low/leaves (males) to medium-low/dry fruit (females) low-medium flammability medium branch strength pruning maintenance: medium (mostly per thinning) allergenicity: medium-high (females) to high (males) plant at least 2 feet from masonry local Sunset Zones 18-24
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