ROSES - Knowledgebase Question

Lake Stevens, Wa
Question by ritaschnepp
June 5, 2009
how often should I fertilize my roses? I water them every day. They are in pots.

Answer from NGA
June 5, 2009


Roses in containers are susceptible to root burn if you use granular fertilizers so either use time release fertilizers such as Osmocoat and apply only once a year, or feed with a half strength dilution of a water soluable fertilizer such as Miracle Gro. With this product you'll want to feed every 2-3 weeks during the growing season. Best wishes with your roses.

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