Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
More About Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
- Yellowish, male and female flowers
- Clusters of reddish, hairy fruit ripen late summer and may persist into the winter
- Medium-green to blue-green, aromatic, soft leaves are sometimes glossy
- Fall colour is orange to red, sometimes purple
- Rambling, spreading, irregular habit, re-rooting on contact with the soil
- Bloom Time: April to May
While male flowers (catkins) and female flowers appear on the same plant (monoecious), they also can appear on separate plants (dioecious). Male catkins form in late summer and persist throughout the winter, eventually blooming in the spring. Female flowers appear in the summer changing in late summer to small clusters of hairy, red berries which may persist into winter.
Fragrant Sumac Growing and Maintenance Tips
Rhus aromatica grows best in a slightly acidic, fertile soil and full sun, however, it will tolerate dry or compacted soils, partial shade, and other urban conditions.
Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring