We Israelis love roses. The roses are found in many private gardens across the country, in planters but they also adorn our public spaces. Man built the rose thousands of years ago and we know of more than 2,000 different types of roses.
Like rose orchids, they reproduce relatively easily, and this feature is used first by nature and later by man. The roses are magical flowers that have a long history, are beautiful and fascinating in their form. It’s no wonder that the magic of roses is not miraculous after so many years and in an age when we want everything to be new, the roses star and are still one of the most popular plants.
There are so many rose varieties and it seems that choosing a download type can be confusing for many. From tea cages, floribond roses, heritage roses, English roses, climbing roses, amber roses or dwarf roses – these are just some of the varieties and families of the existing roses. In this guide, we will not refer to a particular species of rose, but we will certainly give you effective and general tips for cultivating beautiful roses for most types of roses.
When choosing the rose variety, it is important to choose a rose variety that has been proven to thrive in our Mediterranean climate.
If you order rose seeds online, order them a few weeks before the planting season.
Prepare the ground for planting the roses. Roses need ventilated soil, they need the PH levels to be between 5.5 and 7.0. PH levels in the soil can be tested using dedicated devices such as acidity mete
Tip # 1 – Choosing Rose Seedlings
The first step is proper selection of rose seedlings. It is very useful to choose healthy seedlings and to know what their condition is to look at the roots and examine their condition. There are seedlings whose roots are exposed and can be examined already in the nursery. The healthy root will be multi-branched and will be about 30 inches long. If you do not immediately plant the rose in the garden, make sure that the roots get water and are in a moist substrate.
Tip # 2 – Planting Roses
It is very useful to plant the roses in January-February. Soil should be prepared for planting by adding compost, biostimulants and fertilizers. The roses should be planted at a depth of about 45 centimeters and about 45 centimeters apart from each other and have qzz in your life, if a few rose seedlings are planted nearby.
Tip # 3 – Planting Roses
When looking for a place in the garden to plant the roses, look for a place that has direct and full sun, because the lack of sunlight may reduce the rash and even expose the roses to disease. It is also not recommended to plant the roses alongside plants that love large quantities of water, so that there is no struggle for water sources.
Tip # 4 – Watering and Watering
As we mentioned in the previous section, roses love and need a lot of water, and the more watery and arid the area, the more watery they need to be. It is important to water the roses daily during the hot seasons, but if there is rain you can reduce the amounts of irrigation. It is also advisable to use drips for watering the roses to avoid wetting the leaves. During flowering, the download can be watered up to about 5 liters daily. However, it is important not to over-water the roses.
Tip # 5 – Fertilizing Roses
As far as the fertilization of roses is concerned, in general, the roses should be fertilized twice a year, after the beginning of the flowering season or when it seems, God forbid, that the roses are weak. It is useful to use liquid fertilizer and incorporate biostimulants, which reduce the amount of fertilizer. You can also combine compost or organic manure. The main thing about the roses is getting the macros – potassium, nitrogen and phosphorus.
Tip # 6 – Diseases and Pests
The roses are exposed to a plethora of roses and pests that love roses, including: cumin, beetle, snails, acorns, thrips, they are susceptible to the appearance of harmful fungi such as: vegetarian, hildeon,, pusarium, chimpanzee and botrytis fungus. Today there are green and ecological pesticides that can help fight these pests and diseases. But in addition, the rose area can be covered with organic materials because they can prevent disease infection and protect the roots of the roses.
Tip # 7 – Pruning Roses
The ideal pruning period is after the caramelized rose flowers, namely: after the flowering stage. When the idea behind the pruning is to resume the growth of roses, ventilate the branches and allow the sun’s rays to penetrate every part of the plant. The roses can also be pruned regularly, when weak or yellow branches are seen.