Prune Stags horn

Cammy Wylie asked 10 years ago

I have a Stags Horn approx 5feet, it has no growth to bottom of plant, how can i prune back to keep at same height

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Stags horn sumach naturally forms a small tree bare at the base. Cutting it down will bring up new shoots but these will grow to the same height.

It often produces suckers anyway.

You can keep cutting it down to the height you desire but it will have to be done every few years.