Preparing Roses for Spring

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Usama » November 2nd, 2015, 12:50 am

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Usama » November 2nd, 2015, 12:52 am

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » November 2nd, 2015, 9:16 am

Yes this is the way we should prune our 4-5 year old bushes....

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by isaeed » November 2nd, 2015, 10:54 am

I was told that the rose bush be lightly(6 to 12 inches)trimmed in October and heavily( 8 to 10 inches from the ground) in February.Whats your take on this ?
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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » November 2nd, 2015, 11:32 am

Correct for North part of our country due to frost danger... in Karachi heavy pruning is in November...

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » November 21st, 2015, 7:40 pm

Progress:

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Asad_Kazmi » December 6th, 2015, 9:14 am

IZHAR sahib. I have just read your advices quite late today on 6th December. Should I follow from now onwards. Should I prune the Roses now?

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » December 7th, 2015, 9:25 am

Is you area prone to frost?? if yes then prepare the soil now but prune after frost...

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » December 7th, 2015, 11:18 am

Using purely organic methods for my Maria Shirver, banana peels and cotton seed cake:

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Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » January 11th, 2016, 10:55 am

Progress, unfortunately the blooming branch was broken due to mishandling:

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Bloom:

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