Plant Care Black rose

Black rose

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

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.

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

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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 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 maximize the potential for growth.

Black rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


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.

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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 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 34 Plants
xp 7,818 XP
globe Mount Prospect, 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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