About Christmas rose
Christmas rose is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Christmas rose likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Christmas rose belongs to the helleborus genus, and is native to Central and Southern Europe.
⚠️ Christmas rose is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Also known as
How to care for Christmas rose
Christmas rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
November 27th, 2021
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 23% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
November 28th, 2021
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…
Christmas rose 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..️
San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Christmas rose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.