About Miniature Rose
Note: The fragrance of Rose flowers depends on its variety and climatic conditions, hence this plant may or may not produce fragrant flowers.
Miniature roses are miniature versions of Hybrid Tea roses. They have petite stems, leaves and flowers. Miniature roses are bred to stay small in size.
miniature roses are extremely hardy and versatile plants. Red rose is the symbol of love, romance also considered as beauty passion, courage, and respect.
|Plant Height||16 inch (41 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Mini rose, Rosa, Gulab|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||up to 10 inches|
|Flower Colour ||Red|
|Bloom Time ||Year-round|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
3-6 hrs of sunlight ideal for flowering and plant can grow well in natural bright light for rest of the day. Keep the plant outdoor with bright direct natural light. Soil The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing rose plant. Watering Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season (April - August) feed the rose plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition. For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Mulching A mulch is a layer of material placed on the ground around plants to suppress weed growth, retain soil moisture, or prevent freezing of roots. mulch increase conservation of soil moisture, improving fertility and health of the soil Organic mulches include formerly living material such as chopped leaves, straw, grass clippings, compost, wood chips, shredded bark, sawdust, pine needles, and even paper. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
Miniature Rose care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||3-6 hrs of direct sunlight and natural bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Soil ||Rose is grown in well-drained and rich in organic content soil.|
|Temperature ||20 to 30 degree C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Miniature Rose special feature
Miniature Rose uses
- Roses are best known as ornamental plants
- Roses are used in landscapes
- Rose-covered arches
- God's gift for decoration
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Rose plant need direct sunlight?
Rose plant need 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight ant it is ideal for better growth and flowering.
When to prune Rose plants?
Prune the Rose plant in October and November to get quality flowers.
What fertilizer can be used for Rose plants?
To get best quality flowers of Rose use any organic fertilizer.
Why Rose plant leaves turn yellow?
The main reasons of Rose leaves turning yellow are as follows 1. Due to over watering to plant. 2.Rose plant does not get proper sunlight. 3.Lack of Nutrient. 4.Disease infestation.
Do Rose plants need full sun?
Rose plant needs atleast 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight for better growth and flowering.
When to water Rose plant?
Water the plant in morning hours when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
Which Rose plant is best?
Best Rose plant is decided on the basis their use or purpose
1. For pot culture miniature and dwarf varieties are best. 2.For Fragrance damask Rose. 3.For garden display floribunda are best
How to grow Rose plant in a pot?
To grow Rose in pot consider the following points.
1. Variety- Miniature and dwarf varieties should be selected for the pot culture.
2. Potting mixture- Potting mixture should be nutrient rich
3.Pot- Select pot with appropriate size (More than minimum 7 inch diameter)and drainage hole.
Why my Rose plant is dying?
The main reasons of dying Rose plant is as follows
1. Over watering to Rose plant.
2. No proper sunlight
3. Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease.
How often should Rose plants be watered?
Water the plant as per requirement by checking 1-2 inch layer of surface soil feels dry to touch then water the Rose plant.
Can Rose plant survive winter?
Yes Rose plant survive in winter but not at chilling temperature.
How to grow Rose plant at home?
To grow Rose plant at your home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright light is required.
2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
4. Special Practices- Timely Pruning is necessary to increase the number of flowers.
Why Rose plant is not flowering?
The most general reasons of not flowering Rose plant are as follows.
1. Lack of proper nutrient ( mainly Phosphorus).
2.Improper water and sunlight availability.
Is Rose plant good for home?
Yes, Rose plant is best flowering plant for home by various attractive color and fragrance which spreads happiness in home.
Can a Rose plant grow indoors?
Yes, Rose plant grow indoor (Like Window sills etc.) but 3-6 hours a day natural direct bright sunlight is required.
How long do Rose plants last?
Rose plants are perennial plants and with proper care and management can survive for years.
Are Rose plants poisonous for animals?
No, Rose plants are not poisonous but eating of Rose with thorns by animal may cause damage to them.
How to Rose plant grow faster?
To grow Rose plant faster consider the following points 1. Provide proper nutrient 2. Adequate water and suitable growing condition.
Can Rose plant grow without sunlight?
No, Rose plant require at least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight.
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
Thursday, 05 March 2020
he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments
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