Roses forum→What is your favorite rose fertilizer?

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Name: Christal
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia (Zone 6b)
Jun 17, 2021 7:14 PM CST
What's your favorite/best rose food?
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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Jun 17, 2021 8:02 PM CST
Barnyard manure. (I know, not what you were looking for.)
Name: Amanda
KC metro area, Missouri (Zone 6a)
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Jun 18, 2021 2:24 AM CST
Same here. Worm compost is 2nd favorite.
Name: Mike Stewart
Lower Hudson Valley, New York (Zone 6b)
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Jun 18, 2021 7:45 AM CST
I like Bill's Perfect Fertilizer, which is derived, in part, from hydrolyzed fish, organic calcium, sugar cane, humus, and seaweed, among other ingredients. It's faintly sweet smelling, and has a higher N-P-K ratio of 6-11-5 compared to other fertilizers with organic content.
Name: SoCal
Orange County (Zone 10a)
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Jun 18, 2021 2:37 PM CST
Chicken manure and my own worm compost. I also throw in a bit of bone meal and blood meal.
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Name: Ken Wilkinson
N.E. GA. (Cornelia) (Zone 7b)
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Jun 19, 2021 8:55 AM CST
Espoma Plant Food.
It's a rose!!! It has nothing to do with life and death.
Name: Jim
Ne Ohio (Zone 6a)
Jun 19, 2021 10:36 AM CST
Mills Magic Mix 6-5-1. Have used it for years. Interspersed with Mills Easy Feed accelerated flowering formula 20-10-6. Occasionally add some Fish Emulsion. Roses appear happy

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