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Mini Rose Bush

Mini Rose Bush

Regular price $29.99 USD
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Miniature rose bushes are charming, smaller versions of traditional roses, celebrated for their compact size and abundant, colorful blooms. Despite their diminutive stature, they pack a lot of beauty into a small package, making them popular for indoor cultivation, patios, balconies, and small garden spaces. Mini roses are just as diverse in color and form as their full-sized counterparts, offering a wide range of hues and petal shapes.

🌿 Botanical Name: Rosa spp. (Miniature variety)

💧 Care Level: Moderate. Mini rose bushes require some attention to ensure they remain healthy and blooming, particularly when it comes to light, watering, and pruning.

📏 Size: Typically grows to about 6 to 18 inches (15 to 45 cm) in height and spread, depending on the variety and growing conditions.

☀️ Light: Prefer full sun. Miniature roses need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily to bloom prolifically. Indoors, place them near a south-facing window or under grow lights to meet their light requirements.

💧 Water: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid wetting the foliage to reduce the risk of fungal diseases.

💦 Humidity: Average room humidity is generally sufficient, but ensuring good air circulation around the plant is crucial to prevent disease.

🌡️ Temperature: Mini roses thrive in a range of temperatures but prefer cooler conditions, ideally between 60°F to 75°F (15°C to 24°C). They can tolerate higher temperatures outdoors if provided with adequate water.

🌱 Soil: Plant in well-draining soil rich in organic matter. For potted mini roses, use a high-quality potting mix designed for roses or general-purpose potting soil mixed with compost and perlite for improved drainage.

🌱 Fertilizing: Fertilize mini rose bushes every 4 to 6 weeks during the growing season with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for roses. Reduce feeding in the late fall and winter when plant growth slows.

🔄 Pruning: Prune in early spring to shape the bush and remove any dead or diseased wood. Deadheading spent blooms throughout the growing season encourages more flowers.

🍃 Pests and Diseases: Watch for common rose pests such as aphids, spider mites, and fungal diseases like powdery mildew and black spot. Treat infestations or infections early with appropriate methods.

Propagation: Miniature roses can be propagated from stem cuttings, though some may be patented and legally cannot be propagated for sale without permission. Take cuttings in late spring or early summer, treat with rooting hormone, and plant in a moist, well-draining growing medium.

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