rose - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by shahnazbegu
May 8, 2010
i transfered a smallrose
plant to a bigger planter two weeks ago, now i'm seeing new bloomings are turning yellow.indidn't see new growth.when i bought it wrapped around with small woodenchips brown and plastic on top.i removed two two bags and planted it in big wooden planter.i know this plant on stress. last few days it was very very windy, what should i do relief its stress and see it's grow

Answer from NGA
May 8, 2010
Transplant stress can make roses wilt and drop their flower buds so I think that's what is going on with your rose. I would move it out of direct sunshine for right now and keep it protected from the wind. As soon as the roots establish themselves you will see new growth and at that time you can move it back into a sunny spot. The idea is to baby your plant along for the next week or two. It should perk up within that time and once you see new growth you can prune off the dead or dying stems and leaves. Good luck with your new rose!

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