Plant Care Banks rose

Banks rose

Also known as

Banks' rose and Lady banks' rose

Taxonomy

Rosa banksiae
Rosa
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Banks rose

💦 Water

How often to water your Banks rose

Water needs for Banks rose
0.5 cups
every 9

Banks 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 Banks rose

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Banks rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Banks rose: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Banks rose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Banks rose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Banks rose in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Banks rose

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

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Banks rose is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Banks rose →

Common Banks rose Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Banks rose prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Banks rose Water Frequency →

Banks rose Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Banks rose 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 🏡.

Banks rose Light Requirements →

Banks rose Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 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

Banks rose doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Banks rose Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Banks rose does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Banks rose →

When and How to Successfully Repot Banks rose →


💩 Fertilizer

Banks rose should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Banks rose →


🌎 Native Region

Banks rose is native to Asia, Europe, North America, and northwestern Africa.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Banks rose is a naturally climbing plant and can be trained to climb indoors if you provide a moss pole or trellis. The newest growth will emerge from the end of the stems.

How and When to Prune Banks rose →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Banks rose can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Banks rose Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 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 Banks rose

Banks rose

Banks rose


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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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