Plant Care Prickly Wild Rose

Prickly Wild Rose

Also known as

Arctic Rose, Arctic Rose, arctic rose, wild rose, prickly rose, bristly rose and prickly wild rose


Rosa acicularis

How to care for Prickly Wild Rose


How often to water your Prickly Wild Rose

Water needs for Prickly Wild Rose
0.5 cups
every 9

Prickly Wild Rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Prickly Wild Rose

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Arctic Rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Prickly Wild Rose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Prickly Wild Rose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Prickly Wild Rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Prickly Wild Rose

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Prickly Wild 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 Prickly Wild Rose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Prickly Wild Rose

Prickly Wild Rose

Prickly Wild Rose

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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.

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