Plant Care Black rose

Black rose

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Black rose has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Black rose has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Black Tree Aeonium and Aeonium schwartzkopf


Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop'

How to care for Black rose


How often to water your Black rose

Water needs for Black rose
0.5 cups
every 12

Black rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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 Black rose

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

Plant care guide for Black rose in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

26% Very Low

Growing Black rose in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Black rose in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

February 6th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Black rose in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight will increase by 47.7% ☀️

February 2nd, 2023

Madison is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to increase by 47.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Black rose in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 1st, 2023

This month, Madison is getting an average of 5.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Black rose in your home

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

Black rose 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 Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

Black rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Black rose

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

When to repot Black rose

Nutrient needs for plant Black rose in Madison, Wisconsin

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

February 2nd, 2023

The growing potential in Madison 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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Care Summary for Black rose

Black rose

Black rose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Black rose has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Black rose has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Black rose has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Honeyyvoiced avatar
leaf-1 30 Plants
xp 7,156 XP
globe Des Plaines, IL

BEAUTIFUL. Maybe a bit shaky when you first replant because of lack of roots but other than that pretty stable

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Bananba avatar
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 475 XP
globe Wallingford, CT

Got a little green baby one of these and it turned its proper color less than one week under a grow light. Super excited to see it grow!

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