The cultivation of roses is not easy, are plants that require their attentions, but with a little care we appreciate it very well with their lavish blooms. Follow these simple 6 steps to keep your rose bushes healthy, you’ll be pleasantly rewarded your efforts and care towards them.
The rosebush is a plant demanding in this aspect, you need many nutrients to thrive and bloom well. The roses newly planted we shall have to pay the 4 weeks. And the roses are already consolidated the pay in the spring when the new buds of the year to measure about 15 cm approximately. The wild roses, roses old and the nuthatches are fertilized at the beginning of the spring when you are preparing to sprout. Thereafter we will make a second subscriber after the first flowering. In the cold areas, we will pay at least 6 weeks before the first frost forecasted.
2.- The irrigation
From spring to autumn regaremos 1-2 times per week. When the heat is very intense we can increase that to 4-5 times per week. The waterings must be abundant so that the soil is moist to a depth of about 40 cm
The weeds there are to pull them out as soon as possible and especially before they can form seeds. The collar is a good practice also to prevent the emergence of weeds in the roses in addition to helping slow down the evaporation of the water. Anyway, the mulch layer should not be more than 10 cm in any case and we will leave a free space around the trunk of the tree to prevent insects from climbing the same.
4.- The cleaning
Keep the rose-tree care by cutting off spent flowers will help prevent the appearance of insects and pests. In addition we will avoid the plant to use its forces to forming the seeds. Forces that we prefer to use in flowering. Another advantage of removing the faded flowers is that it promotes new flowering and the formation of new branches. When cutting the flowers we will do so below the 5th petiole, where the stem has the thickness of a pencil more or less. We will cut the branches interiors that have grown too much to allow easy circulation of air and will remove the dry leaves accumulated under the tree. We will remove tambiénn any outbreak that appears to be flush with the ground.
5.- Protection against pests and diseases
We assure the rose-tree, and a minimum of 6 hours per day of direct sun, it is central to your health. We will select the most suitable varieties for the area where we live and the more resistant. To constantly look to perceive invasions of insects and signs of disease as soon as possible. We will use, with preference, pesticides and plant protection products organic.
6.- The winter
After the winter pruning will protect the trunk and roots with a cone for rosebushes, or mulch that will stand down to the arrival of spring. In the case of the climbing roses and will protect it with burlap. Choose the most suitable varieties of roses for our area it is also an essential measurement, and especially if we live in areas winters are very rigorous. Logically, these areas will need to be extremely careful with the protections and care to protect roses from extreme cold.