Plant Care rusty blackhaw

rusty blackhaw

About rusty blackhaw

rusty blackhaw 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.

rusty blackhaw likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

rusty blackhaw belongs to the viburnum genus, and is native to the Southern United States to Mexico.


Viburnum rufidulum

Also known as

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

How to care for rusty blackhaw


How often to water your rusty blackhaw

Water needs for rusty blackhaw
0.5 cups
every 9

rusty blackhaw 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for rusty blackhaw in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing rusty blackhaw in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant rusty blackhaw in Edmond, Oklahoma

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Edmond is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant rusty blackhaw in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.5% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

Edmond is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to decrease by 20.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant rusty blackhaw in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 3rd, 2021

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for rusty blackhaw in your home

Light needs and placement for plant rusty blackhaw: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

rusty blackhaw 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 ⛅.

rusty blackhaw does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize rusty blackhaw

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

When to repot rusty blackhaw

Nutrient needs for plant rusty blackhaw in Edmond, Oklahoma

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 7th, 2021

The growing potential in Edmond is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot …

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Difficulty Level

rusty blackhaw 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 rusty blackhaw

rusty blackhaw

Greg recommends:


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.

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