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Re: new day new problem... low grow sumac


Don't give up yet. Wait 'til spring, if a light scrape of the bark on  
a twig shows green cambium. I'd try another sumac if that one is  
history. Dirr says he never gives up on a plant until he has killed  
it three times!

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Aug 19, 2006, at 9:04 AM, Donna wrote:

> Kitty- I had that sumac and ripped it out! Talk about a tree bent on
> world take over.... Tiger eyes was supposed to be more behaved that  
> the
> native type.... not in my yard!
>
>
> Ceres- the one that died is this:
>
> http://www.coopext.colostate.edu/4DMG/Trees/Shrubs/grow.htm
>
> Rhus aromatica 'Gro-low'
>
> I was looking at it again this morning.... can't decide if I should  
> rip
> it out or what. The branches still have what appears to be life,  
> but the
> most of the leaves are history....sigh.
>
>
> It was just the perfect plant for that place... have no idea what to
> replace it with. It is next to my waterfall side, so the branches  
> had a
> nice effect along the rocks to soften them. Fall color was great
> addition, as that area doesn't have many fall things. It also stayed
> short enough that it didn't drown out other things growing higher  
> up in
> the waterfall side section.
>
>
> Maybe I should take a picture.....
>
> Donna
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 7:56:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] new day new problem... low grow sumac
>
>
> Thanks Ceres.  I googled it and found a very nice page dedicated to  
> this
> sumac
> http://www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener/Features/woodies/Rhus% 
> 20Tiger%20Eyes/Rhus%20Tiger%20Eye.htm
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 8:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] new day new problem... low grow sumac
>
>
>> In a message dated 8/18/06 5:23:15 PM, kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
>>
>>
>>> Is who speaking of Tiger Eye and in what context?
>>>
>>
>> Kitty, Donna wrote on 17 Aug her new low growing sumac was dying &  
>> I ask
>> if
>> she was referring to 'Tiger Eye'.   She hasn't responded.
>>     Ceres
>>
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