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How much to water a natural blue rose

A natural blue rose, also called Blue Moon, needs daily watering of the plant, it is recommended to water the plant early in the day and avoid watering in the hottest hours, especially in summer. The soil must never be dry but always left damp and it is recommended to surround the soil around the manure rose, in order not to disperse the humidity. Roses tended in a vase need more water than those planted in the ground, as they tend to dry out faster, it is also important to use a watering can or a large sprinkler with a shower spout, in order to wet with the same amount of water every single corner of the soil, so that the soil itself dries out uniformly and not in spots.

How to grow a natural blue rose


Growing the natural blue rose is a delicate process that takes several months. The rose seedlings should be planted in autumn or in the first winter months, in a naturally fertilized soil. Roses need exposure to the sun for at least 4 hours during the day, and in the first months they need continuous watering. Pruning is a very important aspect to take care of the plant: it must be done with an oblique cut just above the bud. It is used to control flowering, i.e. to have not too many flowers but robust. It is also used to eliminate the dry parts of the plant that no longer guarantee flowering. Pruning is necessary in both winter and summer. The winter one is recommended in February, i.e. at the end of winter, the period in which the plant is at rest. The summer one, however,


The natural blue rosesthey need the right balance between the main nutrients that a plant needs to live, namely: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Nitrogen helps in the growth of branches and leaves, and keeps the plant away from disease. Phosphorus promotes the flowering of roses and increases their scent. While potassium favors the intensification of the color of the flower. Other important elements that roses need for good growth are calcium and magnesium, but secondary to the three elements mentioned above. The most important fertilizations for a rose plant are 3: in spring, summer and autumn. The most important is spring: the first buds begin to bloom in the plant and 100 grams of fertilizer per square meter are needed. Summer fertilization is not necessary if the roses have a huge growth. In the middle of autumn, a second / third fertilization is necessary, identical to the spring one.

Natural blue roses: main diseases and possible natural remedies


Natural blue roses get sick especially when the soil and plant are weak and not strong enough and well cared for. The most common disease for a rose plant is the presence of bacteria, such as aphids, which are very common in the summer months. Fortunately, prevention is quick and easy thanks to the organic insecticides available on the botanical market. Another disease that can often affect rose plants is downy mildew, which affects the leaves, causing them to become whitish. The treatment it takes for healing takes more weeks than it takes for a simple bacterial infection. The most widespread and used treatment sees a weekly use of copper sulphate. Another infection that roses undergo is the white fungus, which, however, can be easily defeated with doses of sulfur.

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