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Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'

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Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' - Fragrant Sumac

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

Interesting Notes:

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.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

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