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Post by jordan71 on 15th March 2012, 14:28

hello everyone ,

i have a couple of roses that i had on order for a while , they came in bare roots , just wanting to know your advice on few things .. i have put them in a bucket of water and i plan to put them into big pots in an hour or so.

is that the right way to do it ?

and should i feed em?

Jordan
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Post by Carole on 15th March 2012, 15:19

Jordan,
I add Seasol or other seaweed stuff to the water and leave it for a while. I think you could then use the water/seasol in your plants.
We dont see any bare rooted roses here till about June or July.
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Post by jordan71 on 15th March 2012, 15:24

thanks for the responce carole , i got em from ladybird .. i'm affraid they will have to be potted tonite as i am working tomorrow and the weekend .. the free time i will have would have to be monday nite after work

is it a bad thing to plan em tonite carole ?
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Post by Carole on 15th March 2012, 15:34

No, they should be fine. I always give everything I plant a good water in with seasol. By the way the cheepest way to buy it is in a 2ltr cask.
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Post by jordan71 on 15th March 2012, 15:39

Carole wrote:No, they should be fine. I always give everything I plant a good water in with seasol. By the way the cheepest way to buy it is in a 2ltr cask.

thanks carole i will do that Smile
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 15th March 2012, 17:19

Jordan, can you tell us the name of your new roses, please.
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Post by jordan71 on 15th March 2012, 18:54

roseman wrote:Jordan, can you tell us the name of your new roses, please.

hi david ,

they are on my list already

MMe Issac Pereire. honorine De Brabrant, Ht vesper
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Post by jordan71 on 15th March 2012, 19:42

sorry david one other i forgot to mention floribunda iceberg
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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 17th March 2012, 06:42

As this thread is here I thought I would ask everyone if they are purchasing roses this year and if so what might they be.
I have just about finnished looking at Misty's new online cat and found some interesting new one's that they have not carried in the past, as they say my list has now got longer.
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Post by Guest on 17th March 2012, 07:48

There is one definate Gold Marie, I think it has some traites which I am after. Another is Pristine.

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Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 17th March 2012, 07:57

Which Pristine are you after Warren, just had alook at HMF, there are a couple of sorts scratch
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Post by Guest on 17th March 2012, 08:13

The one bred by Warriner Dave, I think this has great potential of producing something quite spectacular.If Neptune breeds rose and likes lilac/ mauves , cross this with Charles De Gaulle or Blue Moon, reckon you would get a real show stopper.

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Post by neptune on 17th March 2012, 08:30

Ozroz wrote:.If Neptune breeds rose and likes lilac/ mauves , cross this with Charles De Gaulle or Blue Moon, reckon you would get a real show stopper.

If Neptune had some property, he would probably try the breeding cycle of roses,....but unfortunately Warren, I lack the space or the property at this moment to indulge further into roses apart from what I have already.......but I am looking.... Wink
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Post by Guest on 17th March 2012, 08:33

Looks like I will have to give it go next spring,

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Post by neptune on 17th March 2012, 08:37

and if it a winner.....you will remember me, won't you Warren..... We're not worthy
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