Roses forum→Problem with rose

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Jun 6, 2020 1:19 PM CST
Can anyone tell me what my rose problem is and how to treat it
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Coastal Southern California (Zone 13a)
Jun 6, 2020 4:49 PM CST
There are a number of issues, but maybe the most-troubling is the holes, yes? That's probably rose slugs. They're teeny teeny little caterpillars, and they live on the underside of the leaf, and eat away.

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I look for them on the underside of the leaf, and squish them. !They POP! <G>

Now, that rose is in a pot. How big is the pot? If you're going to try to grow a full-sized rose in a pot, you need a BIG pot. A rose needs lots of room for its roots.

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