Atlantic Poison Oak
About Atlantic Poison Oak
Atlantic Poison Oak is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Atlantic Poison Oak likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Atlantic Poison Oak belongs to the Toxicodendron genus, and is native to the Central and Eastern United States.
⚠️ Atlantic Poison Oak is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. These plants are not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.
How to care for Atlantic Poison Oak
How often to water your Atlantic Poison Oak
Atlantic Poison Oak needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Edmond, Oklahoma.
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 Atlantic Poison Oak in your home
Atlantic Poison Oak love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.
Atlantic Poison Oak does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
How to fertilize Atlantic Poison Oak
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 Atlantic Poison Oak after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Atlantic Poison Oak is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!
Atlantic Poison Oak prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Atlantic Poison Oak requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Atlantic Poison Oak is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. Atlantic Poison Oak is not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.
Atlantic Poison Oak does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!
Atlantic Poison Oak should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
Atlantic Poison Oak grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Atlantic Poison Oak can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 5a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
The seeds of Atlantic Poison Oak can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.
Care Summary for Atlantic Poison Oak
Atlantic Poison Oak
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Edmond, Oklahoma, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.