Plant Care Rosa Gymnocarpa

Rosa Gymnocarpa

Also known as

Dwarf Rose, Dwarf Rose, dwarf rose, baldhip rose and wood rose

Taxonomy

Rosa gymnocarpa
Rosa
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Rosa Gymnocarpa

💦 Water

How often to water your Rosa Gymnocarpa

Water needs for Rosa Gymnocarpa
0.5 cups
every 9

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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 Rosa Gymnocarpa

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Dwarf Rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rosa Gymnocarpa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rosa Gymnocarpa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Rosa Gymnocarpa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Rosa Gymnocarpa

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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.

Dwarf Rose Water Frequency →

Dwarf Rose Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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 🏡.

Dwarf Rose Light Requirements →

Dwarf 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

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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.

Dwarf Rose Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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 Dwarf Rose →

When and How to Successfully Repot Dwarf Rose →


💩 Fertilizer

Rosa Gymnocarpa 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!


🌎 Native Region

Rosa Gymnocarpa is native to Asia, Europe, North America, and northwestern Africa.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Rosa Gymnocarpa will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Dwarf Rose →


🧐 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 Rosa Gymnocarpa

Rosa Gymnocarpa

Rosa Gymnocarpa


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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