How to care for roses in a pot
You can grow roses not only in the garden, but also at home, right on the windowsill. Thanks to the tips below for flower care, even a novice grower can grow it.
How to care for a room rose
In order for the home rose to please the eye and be healthy, care should be taken that it has all the necessary conditions for this. If the flower is comfortable in the place where you put it, this is already half the success.
Home rose does not fit too bright lighting. The best option for placing a flower would be the west or southeast side of the room.
The sun is extremely important for the growth and development of the plant, but the flower should not overheat. During the summer heat, you should rearrange the pot on the balcony or in another shaded place, which will protect the leaves of the plant from burns.
Did you know? The ancient Iranian poets in their works called Iran (Persia) Gulistan , which meant "country of roses." This name was explained by the fact that roses began to grow for the first time in this country.
Temperature and humidity
In summer, roses in pots will be comfortable at a temperature of +20 ... + 25 ° C. In winter, the temperature in the range of +10 ... + 15 ° C will be the norm.
Important! Do not place the rose pot near the heater or in a draft. Excessive increase or decrease in temperature will negatively affect the condition of the plant.
Water the soil when you see that the water has been completely absorbed by the plant. For irrigation should use settled at room temperature tap water for 24 hours.
In the summer evening, every other day you can spray the leaves of the plant with cool boiled water. The bottom of the leaves is sprayed out of the spray gun to get a misty spray effect.
Twice a month you need to spray the shoots of decorative roses with Fundazol in the form of a 0.2% solution. This procedure will help reduce the likelihood of decay of shoots in pots.
Another alternative means of caring for the plant is the mullein solution, which watered the roots of the flower.
Once a month, especially during the flowering period, micronutrients in the form of magnesium, manganese and calcium should be added to the soil.
Important! Never fertilize a newly transplanted or diseased plant. Top dressing in these cases will be additional stress for the flower.
Trim yellow and shriveled leaves and wilted flowers. This will contribute to early and lush flowering. Underdeveloped shoots can also be removed.
At the end of autumn, shoots should be shortened and left 10 cm long. At the same time, do not forget that at least 5 buds should remain on each shoot.
Did you know? On Valentine's Day, February 14, a record number of roses are sold in the world - about 3 million.
How to transplant into another pot
Plant transplantation is best done in early spring. To do this, you need a pot larger than the previous 3-4 cm in diameter. The soil should consist of equal parts of sod land and humus, as well as sand (1/4 part). You can replace this mixture with a ready-made universal universal primer designed specifically for these colors.
- Put drainage (1/3 of the pot) at the bottom of the new flowerpot, and prepared soil on top.
- Carefully remove the flower from the old pot, slightly shake off the soil from the roots.
- Plant the rose in the center of the new container, sprinkle with the rest of the soil.
- Well, tap the bottom of the pot on the table so that the soil mixture is well compacted and no voids form in some places.
- Put the pot for a day in a shaded place so that the plant overcomes stress after transplantation. After the specified time, water the flower and rearrange it to a constant place of growth.
How to propagate at home
There are 2 ways to propagate a rose. The first is vaccination on the rosehip bush, the second - in the cuttings.
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Indoor roses can grow only by cuttings. If you plant shoots grafted on rose hips, they can grow too quickly in the winter and deplete the flower, which will lead to withering and death of the plant.
The end of spring, summer and even September are suitable for cuttings.
- Cut the stalk on the shoot that has just faded. Its thickness should be about 3 mm, its length should be about 15 cm. The stem should have 3-5 kidneys and as many leaves.
- Place the stalk in a glass of boiled water at room temperature and place it in a warm place (+ 20 ° C). At the same time, water in a glass cannot be changed, but only added as it evaporates.
- After the roots appear on the handle, after about 3 weeks, plant it in a permanent pot with soil for roses, after adding a growth stimulator, for example, “Heteroauxin” to it.
- Lightly pour the cuttings and place in a well-lit place, while avoiding direct sunlight.
- In the future, as the new plant grows, they take care of it in the same way as an adult plant.
You can grow a beautiful blooming rose not only in the garden, but also at home, on the windowsill. If you follow the simple rules for caring for this flower, then it will certainly delight you with its decorative look and delicate aroma.