Plant Care mossy rose gall wasp

mossy rose gall wasp

Also known as

mossy rose gall wasp, Diplolepis bedeguaris, Rhodites rosae, Cynips rosae, rose bedeguar gall, Robin's pincushion, mossy rose gall and moss gall

Taxonomy

Diplolepis rosae
Diplolepis
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for mossy rose gall wasp

Water

How often to water your mossy rose gall wasp

Water needs for mossy rose gall wasp
0.5 cups
every 9

mossy rose gall wasp needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for mossy rose gall wasp in your home

Light needs and placement for plant mossy rose gall wasp: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

mossy rose gall wasp may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize mossy rose gall wasp

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

Care Summary for mossy rose gall wasp

mossy rose gall wasp


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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