Jekyll and Hyde

P1020980 (2)No one’s perfect, few plants are either.  This is Rhus typhina or the Stag’s Horn Sumach, native of North America.  With stunning autumn colour, velour stems and pyramids of crimson fruit, this is its time to shine, the time we are reminded why we love this small tree.  The vigourous rhizomes that pop up mini-me’s about the garden with annoying reliability are almost forgiven.  Almost.

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