Planting A Bare Root Bush Rose

To give your roses the best possible start in their new home, follow these simple steps below.

 

SOIL PREPARATION AND WHERE TO PLANT

When selecting a location for your new rose, ensure that the area gets at least 6 hours of sunlight a day and that it is well away from any other large shrubs or trees.

 

For best results we recommend checking the drainage and soil pH.

 

Soil preparation should be done at least 6-8 weeks prior to planting.

 

For full detail on soil preparation, location, drainage and soil pH, please click here.

 


 

EQUIPMENT

●  Water     ●  Secateurs     ●  Level stick     ●  Shovel     ●  Seamungus     ●  Mycorrhizal Fungi     ●  Gloves

 


 

IMPORTANT

While planting your bare root roses it is very important that we:

  • DO NOT to let the roots dry out,
  • DO NOT add fertiliser.

 

Both can cause stunted growth or loss of the plant.

 


 

HOW TO PLANT A BARE ROOT BUSH ROSE

 

WATER

Water is the key to a bare root roses success. For a detailed guide an watering roses, click here.

 


 

MULCH

After planting your bare root rose we highly recommend applying a layer of mulch around the base of the rose. Mulch helps to protect the roots from temperature variation but also helps to retain moisture in the soil.

For more information on mulching roses, click here.