Plant Care Southern Black Haw

Southern Black Haw

Also known as

Rusty Blackhaw, Rusty Blackhaw, rusty blackhaw, blue haw, rusty nanny-berry and southern black haw


Viburnum rufidulum

How to care for Southern Black Haw


How often to water your Southern Black Haw

Water needs for Southern Black Haw
0.5 cups
every 9

Southern Black Haw 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Rusty Blackhaw in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Southern Black Haw: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Southern Black Haw love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Southern Black Haw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Southern Black Haw in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Southern Black Haw

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Southern Black Haw: 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 Southern Black Haw after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Southern Black Haw is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Southern Black Haw

Southern Black Haw

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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