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How to Grow Container Roses

Growing roses in containers means you can easily transport them from place to place, and they add beauty and fragrance to any home or garden.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Choose container Choose a plastic or clay container with good drainage and adequate room for root growth.
  • TIP: Choose a 16-inch or larger container to reduce watering and heat build-up problems.
  • Step 2: Fill with soil Fill the container two-thirds full with artificial soil.
  • Step 3: Plant the rose Place the rose over the artificial soil and fill the area around it with more soil. The bud onion should be level with the soil line.
  • Step 4: Water the rose Water the rose until water comes out of the bottom of the pot. Water every day or every other day, keeping the soil damp.
  • TIP: Spot-check for dryness by inserting a finger an inch into the soil. If the soil is dry, you need to water your rose.
  • Step 5: Feed the plant Feed your rose with fish emulsion fertilizer or Epsom salt once a week to produce substantial blossoms.
  • Step 6: Keep in sunlight Place your rose container where it will get a minimum of 7 hours sunlight a day.
  • Step 7: Show off to friends Show off your beautiful container roses to neighbors, friends, and family.
  • FACT: According to fossil evidence, the rose is 35 million years old.

You Will Need

  • A plastic or clay container
  • Artificial soil
  • A rose
  • Water
  • Fish emulsion fertilizer or Epsom salt
  • Sunlight

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