knockout roses - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by kavitha21m
April 1, 2010
bought two knockout roses having good budding leaves. transfered it to two seperate pots a week back.Now leaves are looking that a bad sign? wat do i do now?i dont want it to die..

Answer from NGA
April 1, 2010


It sounds as though your new knockout roses are just going through a little transplant shock. They should recover in a week or so, as soon as the roots become established in their new homes. Knockout roses are quite hardy and will adjust soon. If some of the leaves or stems die back you can safely cut them off the plant. Wait until you see new growth before cutting them back. Water your new plants regularly but don't allow the soil to remain soggy wet. They'll perk up soon. Enjoy!

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