About Damascus Rose
The Damascus rose is a deciduous shrub growing up to 2.5 meters tall, the stems densely armed with stout, curved prickles and stiff bristles. The leaves are pinnate shape, with five or rarely seven leaflets. The roses are a light to moderate pink colored. The relatively small flowers bloom in groups.
It is considered an important type of Old Rose.
|Plant Height||13 inch (33 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||4 inch (10 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Damask rose, rose of Castile|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 8 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Pink|
|Bloom Time ||Spring, Summer |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careSlow release or organic fertilizers applied to the ground are the most effective; however foliar feeds are also valuable for a quick effect and to help keep the leaves healthy. Mulching with organic matter (a very wide range is available) is a very important part of rose growing, helping to conserve water, keeping the ground cool and feeding the micro-organisms and worms in the soil.
Regular watering is essential, the rose will be stronger, healthier and, most importantly, produce more flowers. Early spring is the best time to prune and cut 1/4 inch above a bud eye so the bud eye doesn't dry out.
Damascus Rose care
Best planting season of Rose plants are in July - August at 75 cm x 75 cm spacing. Rose plant propagation is cutting and budding. At the time of plantation, use a potting mix as soil, vermicompost, and coco peat. Re-pooting is done in a spring season.
|Sunlight ||Full to partial sunlight|
|Soil ||Clay or loamy soil |
|Temperature ||15 to 38 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Damascus Rose special feature
Attractive scented flowers
Damascus Rose uses
- Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors
- They have been also used for commercial perfumery and commercial cut flower crops
- Some are used as landscape plants, for hedging
- Rose hips are occasionally made into jam, jelly, marmalade, and soup or are brewed for tea, primarily for their high vitamin C content
- They are also pressed and filtered to make rose hip syrup
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.
Friday, 14 February 2020
I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome
Monday, 22 October 2018
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Monday, 02 July 2018
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?
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