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 located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Growing Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight will increase by 28.1% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

New Orleans is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to increase by 28.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 8th, 2023

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of …

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.

Prickly Wild Rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Prickly Wild Rose

Nutrient needs for plant Prickly Wild Rose in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 4th, 2023

The growing potential in New Orleans is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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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 your location in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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