Plant Care Fragrant Sumac

Fragrant Sumac


Rhus aromatica

How to care for Fragrant Sumac


How often to water your Fragrant Sumac

Water needs for Fragrant Sumac
0.5 cups
every 9

Fragrant Sumac needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fragrant Sumac

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Fragrant Sumac in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fragrant Sumac: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fragrant Sumac love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Fragrant Sumac does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fragrant Sumac in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fragrant Sumac

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fragrant Sumac: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Fragrant Sumac after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Fragrant Sumac is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Fragrant Sumac

Fragrant Sumac

Fragrant Sumac

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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