Plant Care Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Taxonomy

Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Rosequartz'
Delosperma
Aizoaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

💦 Water

How often to water your Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Water needs for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant 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 Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant: 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 Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant 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 🏡.

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant Light Requirements →

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

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🪴 Soil

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant →

When and How to Successfully Repot Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant →


💩 Fertilizer

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


🌎 Native Region

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant is native to Southern Africa.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant

Jewel of Desert Rosequartz Ice Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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