Preparing Roses for Spring

Moderator: Izhar

rafique
Senior Member
Senior Member
Posts: 1170
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:15 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Lahore
Gardening Interests: Roses
Location: Lahore

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by rafique » January 11th, 2016, 1:03 pm

Lovely bloom and healthy plant.
Rafique

Farhan Ahmed
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3799
Joined: February 5th, 2012, 9:38 pm
Country: Pakistan
City: Risalpur/Karachi
Gardening Interests: Annuals,Herbaceous Perennials, Landscaping,Cottage Garden
Location: Risalpur,KPK

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Farhan Ahmed » January 11th, 2016, 5:10 pm

that indeed is a excellent result keeping in mind that it has disadvantage of pot also

Izhar
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4303
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:38 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Fragrant plants, shade gardening, bulbous plants, annuals
Location: Karachi, Sindh

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » February 2nd, 2016, 10:04 am

The growth of Maria Shirver using only organic stuff is very healthy so far, I got 9-10 big sized blooms so far and three buds are developing:

Observe the size on 27th November:

Image

After 10 days I put a handful of cotton seed cake and 10-12 banana peels in its pot.. cotton seed cake provides slow release nitrogen and banana peel provides Potash.. I also added one tablespoon wood ash to the pot in January, now after 51 days, the plant is in following shape:

Image

Observe the size of pot and size of plant, the plant is so far healthy and green:

Image

Farhan Ahmed
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 3799
Joined: February 5th, 2012, 9:38 pm
Country: Pakistan
City: Risalpur/Karachi
Gardening Interests: Annuals,Herbaceous Perennials, Landscaping,Cottage Garden
Location: Risalpur,KPK

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Farhan Ahmed » February 2nd, 2016, 5:30 pm

this is exceptional especially considering the pot size.....is the pot intact or broken from below?
Good results .....

Izhar
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4303
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:38 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Fragrant plants, shade gardening, bulbous plants, annuals
Location: Karachi, Sindh

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » February 2nd, 2016, 5:37 pm

Farhan bhai, the pot is intact...

amrat12
Posts: 60
Joined: January 16th, 2016, 4:44 pm
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Love fragnant flowers! <3

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by amrat12 » February 2nd, 2016, 6:52 pm

Izhar wrote:The growth of Maria Shirver using only organic stuff is very healthy so far, I got 9-10 big sized blooms so far and three buds are developing:

Observe the size on 27th November:


After 10 days I put a handful of cotton seed cake and 10-12 banana peels in its pot.. cotton seed cake provides slow release nitrogen and banana peel provides Potash.. I also added one tablespoon wood ash to the pot in January, now after 51 days, the plant is in following shape:


Observe the size of pot and size of plant, the plant is so far healthy and green:
Wow, I've never seen a rose bush that big in a pot.
BTW, when do we hard and light prune them?

Izhar
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4303
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:38 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Fragrant plants, shade gardening, bulbous plants, annuals
Location: Karachi, Sindh

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » February 17th, 2016, 11:50 am

UPDATE:

Image

Usama
Posts: 143
Joined: August 23rd, 2011, 7:50 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Lahore
Gardening Interests: Fragrant Plants, Roses, vines, Pruning & Training

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Usama » February 26th, 2016, 2:24 am

I dont get it Izhar bhai. Is it some kind of an experiment? Why is this rose not in the ground?

Izhar
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4303
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:38 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Fragrant plants, shade gardening, bulbous plants, annuals
Location: Karachi, Sindh

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » February 26th, 2016, 9:22 am

I am trying to get a good pot culture of roses... documenting it here for reference for others... BTW today i have given it 1 teaspoon Calcium Ammonium Nitrate and 1 tablespoon Sulfate of Potash... mixed in upper 1 inch soil.. lets see how it behaves...

Izhar
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4303
Joined: April 11th, 2011, 9:38 am
Country: Pakistan
City: Karachi
Gardening Interests: Fragrant plants, shade gardening, bulbous plants, annuals
Location: Karachi, Sindh

Re: Preparing Roses for Spring

Post by Izhar » March 1st, 2016, 3:18 pm

Image

Post Reply

Return to “Roses”