Feeding roses. - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by myra10
October 14, 2009
What is the best type of rose food and how long should I go on feeding them before stopping, and what is the best month to cut them back?

Answer from NGA
October 14, 2009
Stop feeding your roses now and resume in the spring when new growth begins. You can use a general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer or you can use a specialized rose food such as Bayer Advanced? Triple Action Rose Food Granules, which lasts for about 3 months and provides a continual supply of nutrients. Prune your roses in January or February to prepare them for new growth in March or April. Most importantly, enjoy your roses!

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