The will help keep plants looking good and encourage them to continue blooming. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on February 17, 2020: I wouldn't put more than 3 in an 18 inch pot. Have a wonderful day! I'm glad I could give some helpful information. You make me want another! I brought out my plant light. Thank you for sharing this handy information on caring for them. Roses need to transition to a dormant stage each fall, allowing time for the plant to adjust to cooler temperatures. Don't prune the top of the rose bush. :  Organic) Use a bloom booster to help your roses grow and thrive. The plant was fairly dry when I watered it. Have a great day! Have a wonderful day ! If the plant appears to be “reaching” towards the window, or becoming thin and “leggy”, they are not getting enough light. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on February 16, 2012: Hi Becky Katz. The red roses are doing fantastic, the White are slowing down fast, and the yellow and pink lost all leaves a month ago. Watering your roses regularly. Becky Katz from Hereford, AZ on February 16, 2012: I have had these for years and something that I always do, is put about an inch of pebbles in the bottom of the pot. Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on July 09, 2012: This is a perfect flower for those who want the beauty of roses but don't have a full yard. Fertilize your miniature roses starting in the spring, and every three weeks after that until August, which is when roses start to go dormant, according to the Washington State University Spokane County Extension. My mom is gone too, so I know how much you miss yours. Good luck with your next one! Keep it cool during this time. Have a wonderful day as well. Dip your cutting tools into a household cleaner, such as Pine-Sol, between cuts and allow to air dry. Locate your mini rose bush where it will receive plenty of sunlight. When do I transplant? You can move rose bush to a basement or garage for the winter just don’t let the roots freeze. I was very excited when my husband bought me my first one. Cut away all but 5–12 canes for a large, bushy rose bush. Will a portable grow light help keep it healthy and blooming? Add water to cover the pebbles. :). When it comes to container size, bigger is better. Keeping Them Healthy To keep your miniature roses healthy make sure the soil stays moist, but not wet, give them a cool, light spot to grow, and remove all diseased leaves. In addition, miniature roses grown indoors may suffer from common household pest infestations. As with full-sized roses, deadheading is pretty much all the … Be sure the pot has drainage holes so your plant does not get soggy. I live in western Okla, and love mini roses. Then water it lightly. Question: Can I plant a miniature rose bush outside? Fortunately, newer rose hybrids are more and more resistant to diseases. I planted them outside where they eventually got lost in the garden. Unlike hybrid teas, these resilient plants don’t require extensive fertilizing or other care. Despite their small size, they are actually very hardy and most varieties are long-blooming. Kathryn from Windsor, Connecticut on July 06, 2013: I have a mini rose bush in my apartment, and I have enjoyed it very much. Locate your mini rose bush where it will receive plenty of sunlight. Thank you for stopping by and your votes! I love roses too and the miniature rose bushes can go indoors as well as outdoors. Micro-miniature roses are the smallest, as they reach only a maximum height of 8 inches. I think they are so pretty. If any of the dead or dying bushes had spots on the leaves, they may have a fungus and you might try adding some pebbles or even gravel to the bottom of the pan to be sure they are draining well. Hubby buys me one every Valentines Day now. Have a great day! and shared! Now it's just main stalk. :). … I always love hearing from you! Thank you for stopping in and your nice comment. idigwebsites from United States on August 28, 2012: this really made my day. Always make sure to water your miniature rose from the soil level. Choose a container that drains because roses do not like their roots to … With a little bit of care you will be enjoying their beauty for years. Angela Blair from Central Texas on February 11, 2012: Wow -- I've never been successful with miniature roses so am going to try again and follow your instructions. :) I am glad I could help. How to Take Care of a Mini Rose Plant | Hunker Miniature roses may look delicate with their tiny blooms, but they are a surprisingly hardy plant. They have smaller flowers than a regular type of rose and come in a variety of different colors. Pruning Roses: To keep your rose bush flowering throughout the summer it is very important that you dead-head finished flowers. Your miniature rose bush will go dormant in winter and will drop its leaves. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on May 17, 2018: I prune a rose bush before but I have a miniature rose plant in my house when I first got it it had quite a few buds on it and now I have none!! By supplying the plants with ideal growing conditions, indoors gardeners are able to reduce the occurrence of disease or infestation of troublesome pests, like spider mites . Have a beautiful day! Most miniature roses in the garden get 12-24″ in size and also make great container plants. Don't leave water drops on the leaves as it can cause "black spot" on the leaves. Be sure the water drains good too. This helps the drainage and gives the water someplace to be besides all over the roots. Miniature rosebushes, just as regular roses, require lots of water, and they will dry out quickly in containers. Miniature roses (Rosa chinensis) are just as beautiful, fragrant and desirable as their full-sized counterparts. Blackspot is a fungus that needs to be treated right away. I just read your indoor tips! Roses like to root deeply, so a tall pot at least 15 inches in diameter is a good start. Do I have to wait till the flowers r done? I am a blogger from Southern Oklahoma who loves to write about nature and animals. I hope you have wondful luck with your new rose bush! :). Allow the excess water to drain away before placing the miniature rose back on its drip tray. Miniature rose bushes are beautiful and hardy little plants. I like it. I live in Illinois. ?I'm in canada and it is winter here i have it on the window facing north east.. it is cool but not cold.. red roses are there also and doing great.. You will need to place them in a sunny window indoors where they will get at least 6 hours of full sun each day. The ones I have planted outside are not doing very well right now. Cut back the brown stems and adjust the water and fertilizer and see if that works. Bonny OBrien from Troy, N.Y. on February 29, 2012: I love miniature rose bushes! This way the plants get more room for rooting. Rose Bush Care For Growing Roses In Containers. What would make my mini suddenly turn dark, stem and all and my leaves die off? Voted up. Have a great day! The tips of my rose bush turn brown what does it need fertilizer. Make sure the plant is in a site where there is good air circulation. Caring for potted roses takes very little effort, with huge rewards of fragrant flowers through the summer. Don't try to pinch them off with your fingers as this can damage the stem. It's easier then you think and miniature roses come in a variety of pretty colors. In the home, place the miniature rose in a south or west facing window. This will let the pot drain well. Prune healthy branches back to just above a five-leaflet leaf. Stick your finger in the container to check for dryness every day or two. We have a home with lots of light so I'm going to give them a go. Your detailed hub gives me enough information and courage to venture planting one indoor on our patio. Be sure the container allows the water to drain. Up, useful and interesting votes. Avoid allowing water to touch the leaves or the blossoms as this can cause damage to the plant. I thought they had to be outdoors! How to prune patio and miniature roses. I put them in my large shelved bay window with fig plant and other big leaf plants which end up replacing curtains!!! Thank you for your kind words. Should I spray it with disease spray? I divided and replaced in a auto oil drain pan about 18"x 4" - each pan holding 6 plants. Use a balanced fertilizer and apply according to the directions as per the size and age of your miniature rose bush. Use fresh topsoil or compost, not soil scraped from around the plant. I love roses so this would be a good place to start. Miniature roses also require a consistent moisture supply. What about coffee grounds? The soil needs to be damp but not soggy. Our Amazon Affiliate Link: https://amzn.to/2tLiN7x #ad If you want to keep a miniature rose plant thriving indoors, take a look at these tips. If my pot had holes, this … Generally, plan to fertilize a third as much, twice as often. These are compact bushes with tight clusters of small flowers. As with other roses, prune miniature roses just before new growth starts in late winter or early spring. Lots of good information here too! To care for potted roses in the winter, stop fertilizing and deadheading six weeks before winter, put the plants indoors, add moss to the container, tie a trash bag around the containers, and prune the roses. It will also gives it an attractive shape. When the soil surface becomes dry to the touch, water the plant until water flows out the bottom of the container. What can i do for it to help it go through winter? Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on February 12, 2012: Great! If your miniature rose is in a container, the water should drain easily through holes in the bottom of the container. The soil needs to be damp but not soggy. Plants that do not receive enough sunlight become spindly and weak. This brings fond memories of my mother. Patio and Polyantha roses. Thanks, I leave with a new and helpful insight! Indoor miniature roses should be placed on a south or west-facing window where they will be exposed to at least five hours of direct sun exposure. I wonder if the miniature rose would make it? I am sure you roses will do just wonderfuly! I think most people kill them by over watering them. this way the rose bush can use this water as it needs it. Fertilizing landscape roses is easy: simply apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring. I checked and I think I saw a itty bitty bit of light green after scrap testing. Handy tips, too! I've two growing next to each other, in separate pots, but one will flower and the other won't! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on January 07, 2020: I would use a plant food made specifically for roses. Put about 1 inch of pebbles or small rocks, even gravel will work, in the bottom of the pot then add the soil. I am at loss as what to do for it! Be sure it gets enough sun and as you said, keep it moist by watering as needed. Wait until the end of winter or early spring, and then cut away and dead, dying or broken branches. :). They are so cute. Place the pot on a pebble tray. If the roots become too crowded, what they call “pot bound”, your plant will not bloom. :). If you’re less concerned about the appearance of the individual roses and more concerned with a well-developed rose bush, opt to prune the bush moderately. I have two inside the house now, I just love those dainty little blooms. I've killed quite a few of these off, so I'll be paying closer attention to the guidelines you shared. "Lucky bamboos" grow well in my office room where there is not much of direct sunlight. Voted up, useful, shared and pinned. I will try to keep them, at the same place as my Geraniums next winter! Just because the tag says "miniature" doesn't mean it will stay small. Outdoor roses should be in full sunlight. Yes, I have never had a miniature rose before; should I use any type of plant food or just keep it moist by watering as needed? For a more uniform bush, trim all of the canes to the same height. I just received another one (in October) and wonder if I can plant it outside at this time of year. I would like to keep mine inside. Roses is one of my favorite flowers. Some climbing mini roses can climb to 5 feet. I have no way to get a large one, but I've seen small tabletop lights with blue/red spectrum. Miniature Rose Bush - Indoor Care Miniature rose bushes are hybrid roses that are bred to remain small in size. I have to admit that I have killed off a couple in the past myself. JR Krishna from India on February 11, 2012: The biggest challenge in gowing indoor plants is about sunlight. As your miniature rose bush grows, it is continuing to add more roots. Peg Cole from Northeast of Dallas, Texas on May 23, 2015: Thanks for this important advice and tips on growing miniature rose bushes. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on September 07, 2018: I think perhaps it is staying too wet. Have a wonderful day! Try letting it dry out a little between watering. Any help would be appreciated! Have a great day! I have noticed that I have to tilt my container to rid excess water. This is a micro-mini rose which is greenhouse grown. The one that I show in the video and above is a greenhouse grown rose which I used because it was easy to demonstrate on. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on August 11, 2012: Hello ignugent17! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on March 03, 2018: I would say that spring would be the best time to transplant. They are such colorful plants and add a nice touch to a home. Rebecca Mealey from Northeastern Georgia, USA on February 12, 2012: I had one once a long time ago. Take care removing the rose from it's pot, squeez the sides of the pot to loosen the dirt clump while turning it on it's side to ensure you loosen it all the way around, put your hand over the soil so you are cradeling the rose at the base, and turn upside down. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on February 11, 2012: Hi thumbi&! Take it out of the soil it is in now. You are very welcome! Deep soakings are much better than frequent, shallow watering. It is always appreciated! Consider polyantha, ground cover, miniature, and patio rose varieties to grow in containers. Have a wonderful day! She loved the Miniature Rose bush very much, and always had pots with beautiful roses in various colors in her window sills. I was given a miniature rose. If your mini rose plant isn't showing signs of dormancy, you can help it along. But now I wonder if I am better off leaving the roses in the house in the window forever. Wish I had read this back then. Have a wonderful day!!! It is always appreciated. I don't know what she did, but they were always so beautiful, just like the ones in your pictures. A good bloom booster will improve the density, quality and health of your roses … I Afraid I’m going to loose this cute little purple rose bush. I want to be able to take care of it and not let it die! Miniature roses are very forgiving of their treatment at pruning time and even a bad pruning is better than none at all. Next time I buy one I will follow your instructions carefully because they are a lovey plant. Turn container-grown roses once a week so all sides of the plant are exposed to the sun. The pruning is easy and they are much tougher than they look. :). Thank you for your kind comment! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on July 09, 2012: Hello alocsin! It is a Rosier Miniature Rose. I love roses and its many and splendid colors. I also hate to see live plants die off because I haven't looked after them properly. :). Also, smaller plants require smaller doses of fertilizer. Thank you for stopping in, reading and commenting on my hub, it is always appreciated. Miniature rose bushes enjoy moist air also, so try to mist them lightly with when you water them. you can find one just about anywhere. No need to overwork yourself with these easy-care … On the shelf itself, I put all these little plants. Thanks for the information and for giving me some summer inspiration during this cold winter month!Voted up, useful and shared. I wish you had a place to keep one too. Im glad you stopped by my hub. 2. Voted up, beaufiful and useful. If they are both getting the same amount of sun and water, I would try adding a little fertilizer to it. I sprinkled Epsom salt in soil today because I'm desperate. Best/Sis. Maria Giunta from Sydney, Australia on December 09, 2014: I'm always looking for ways to 'pretty up' my home and these miniature roses look lovely. Potted roses are also good for cooler areas where they can be brought inside for the winter. I, personally, would not transplant any later than early fall. Maybe you could try growing one the little rose bushes in your home, it would make you smile every day. Miniature roses do best in pots or containers, because of their compact size and minimal care required. FullOfLoveSites from United States on August 20, 2012: I absolutely love roses! I watered it and th leaves. Winter care is easy and requires trash bags, pruners and moss. Can it be outside ,I live in Georgia southern part. I miss her roses as much as I miss her. Just be sure they get plenty of light and water. I cut the few dead branches I had off. You might just try putting it in a sunnier window..... Can use a lamp light on my indoor rose my leave have turn brown i dont it it to much water or not enough sun. I'm wondering will pruning my miniature rose plant in a certain way help to get more buds growing on it?? I'm so glad you liked my hub. Prune your rose during the dormant season. Thanks! Have a beautiful day! Miniature roses Tiny in every respect from flowers to leaves, these roses are repeat flowering and, although they are sold as houseplants, they will grow outside on a patio or at the front of a border. Winter care for potted roses involves choosing the correct time to move the plant to a sheltered location. Giving roses a “rest period” in winter will actually prolong the life of the plant and keep it healthy. I was given a mini Rose bush for a gift, the leaves are drying up and falling off I water it 2 times per week it is also In a well light area of sunshine . You could transplant in summer as long as you can keep it watered well enough. Wait until the top inch or so of the soil is dry, and then water generously. The leaves are drying out but yet the pot is kept moist. This is ok. Have a wonderful day! By the way, I bought some little fake golden birds at Walmart and stuck wires in their bodies, and now they fly in this window with the other plants and flowers. Question: I was given a mini rose plant and it doesn't get enough natural light. This would be a good time to separate the plants and repot them in separate containers. © Copyright 2020 Hearst Communications, Inc. I bought 40 miniature rose bushes 2 months ago - There were 3 bushes in each little 4"continer. When you’re ready to plant, dig a … Move it into a sheltered spot for a few hours each day, gradually increasing the time outside, for about 7 to 10 days. Hey every be sure to join me as I share how to grow miniature roses. Use sharp pruners and cut them at a 45° angle. Have a wonderful day! Voting this Up and Useful and Shared. I have bought a few but unfortunately they always die off. The rule of thumb for watering roses is to make sure roses get about 2 inches a week. Water it slightly from time to time. Despite their small size, they are actually very hardy and most varieties a; An Original Gift for Valentines Day - Miniature Rose Bush Most informative and well written Hub. Growing Miniature Roses in Containers Fill the bottom of your pot with 2–5 in (5.1–12.7 cm) of soil. They will need several hours of direct sun each day. If you stick your finger in the pot and the soil is dry an … I live in Zone 3-4. Water frequently enough so that the soil is moist, but not soggy. :). Roses are best planted in the spring (after the last frost) or in fall (at least six … Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on February 22, 2018: If it is the stems that are turning brown, it could be either under watering or over fertilizing. (e.g. Please help. Voted up and sharing. Dolores Monet from East Coast, United States on December 10, 2014: Hi Shiela - many long years ago, I was given 3 miniature roses as a gift. I am sure your sister loved to get her gift of a miniature rose bush. Stick your finger in the container to check for dryness every day or two. And if you then take the time to clean up the rose bush well and get its shape to an optimum, I doubt that you have saved any time as well. Prune these is the same way as for full-sized floribunda (cluster-flowered) roses, but on a smaller scale. I’m thinking the miniature plant might not be getting enough daylight. They are elegant and beautiful and pots can be moved very easy. I have never tried to keep them during winter so this was interesting. Keep your rose nice and warm, but not too hot. To repot your plant, loosen the roots with your fingers, removing as much of the original soil as possible and re-plant in a pot slightly larger than the original. This encourages the plant to produce more blossoms. :). They may need to dry out just a little between waterings. Rated up, etc. Check the rose's soil for dryness each day. Water your miniature rose until the water runs out of the bottom of the planter. Always use sterilized scissors or anvil pruners. Although it may seem counter-intuitive to cut back a growing plant, it actually creates a healthier rosebush that will bloom more profusely. That’s it! In order to maximize your blooms and create a thriving, hardy little rose, pruning is essential to its care. Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on April 17, 2013: I have never tried to keep an indoor miniature rose bush but love my outside full sized rose bushes. Thank you for stopping in and commenting, it is always appreciated! Deadhead, or pluck off, spent blooms. Deadhead–You will want to deadhead the flowers on your miniature rose bush as soon as they fade. Mary Craig from New York on December 10, 2014: I can grow almost anything outside but house plants suffer a death sentence in my house. Maybe because we just had good memories of them, we just made them smile! I wish I had put that in my hub! Prune dead or broken wood first. Sustained temperatures below 50 F cause the plant to stop flowering. I think that is an excellent idea! Sushmita from Kolkata, India on August 10, 2012: Hi Shiela, I gifted a miniature rose plant to my sister last winter and she has it thriving outdoors and doing very well. Epsom salt should be good for it. Thank you for you nice comments. So, if Mother Nature doesn’t provide rain, your mini-rose needs more frequent watering. Got a Rosier Miniature Rose plant as a gift what type plant food would be best for the plant? Overly damp conditions can cause blackspot to develop on the leaves, so be sure your container has good drainage. When caring for the basic needs of the miniature rose, pruning is often neglected, since many owners consider this a disposable plant. I'm so glad I discovered this hub, thanks so much for sharing your tips. That was about five years ago and it is now about 3 feet tall and has lots of blooms. Thank you for visiting my hub, voting and sharing. Miniature rose bushes are wonderful flowers to grow in small places, indoors or outdoors. This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional. Another good idea is to use a saucer under the pot that will hold the excess water as it drains out. Although they tolerate temperature extremes, they grow best in mild daytime temperatures of around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and 60 F at night. Have a beautiful day! Do NOT water it for at least 1 -2 days. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on December 09, 2017: That is a lot of little rose bushes! Those little blooms are so charming! I love the photo of the mini rose bush and want one to have next year to add to my container patio garden. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on August 31, 2015: Thank you, dalliz! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on April 13, 2012: Hello B.! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on August 20, 2012: Hello FullOfLoveSites. Just got one miniature Rose... they are sooo beautiful, Hopefully, with the information on this page , my miniature Rose will grow healthy!! Good luck! I lined the bottom of each pot with a handful of the tiny rocks for drainage. Miniature rose bushes are just as susceptible to the same diseases that can afflict any other roses. I don't remember what happened to it. Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on May 24, 2015: You are welcome, Peg! If using a hand rake or pitchfork, take care not to damage plant or shallow roots; Use fertilizer specifically for rose to add nutrients to the soil. Thank you for your kind words. You do not want to soak them; just give them a little drink and check the soil moisture again to see that it has improved. I'm glad you found my information useful. Very lovely! Hello Tina! Mound soil 10 to 12 inches around the base of the plant to insulate the crown. Not sure if I should go this route or place the pot i n HE badement be try to let it go dormant and bring back up in the spring Don’t want to loose this purple rose as it took years to find it. Thank you again for commenting, I appreciate it. Watering roses is an important part of roses’ winter care. I'm glad I could bring back beautiful memories of your mom. thank you. Miniature rose bushes are hybrid roses that are bred to remain small in size. A collegue of mine, Becky Katz, said she has had miniature roses for years and recommended putting some pebbles in the bottom of the pot to be sure they get good drainage. Overly wet soil, especially in container-grown miniature roses, can cause root rot or other fungi problems. Landscape roses are a simple way to add lots of color to your garden. Let it dry out just a little between waterings and a regular lamp will not help but an actual plant light might. Be sure to use sharp pruners to cut the stem at a 45° angle, 1/4-inch above a leaf axil. However, do not cut back newly planted dwarf roses too severely. Have a great day! Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on May 22, 2018: It maybe a little bit of both. After all it is an outside plant. Start by slowly acclimating your mini to the outside world. Thank you for your kind comment and votes, it is always appreciated! Particularly the part on watering (think I've probably drowned mine) and pruning (done that all wrong). They have smaller flowers than a regular type of rose and come in a variety of different colors. Miniature roses make a dainty and surprisingly vigorous addition to any indoor or outdoor garden. So now I wait till Spring and see what lives and what does not. Thank so so much for stopping by and for SHARING! The bottom of the pot should rest above the water level. I should have a miniature rose bush coming for Valentine's Day, if my hubby got the hint! What can I do before the plant becomes completely bald? Rotate plants once or twice a week to promote even growth. They sure are eye-opening for someone with little knowleadge on gardening but surprinsingly love for miniature rosebushes and other types of flowers! Miniature rose bushes, just as regular roses, require lots of water, and they will dry out quickly in containers. :), Hello sen.sush23! Because they are so small, miniature roses have shallow roots and need to be watered more often than standard rose bushes. That is an excellent idea! Be sure that once they start growing, they still get good air circulation. :). Just follow the directions on the container. Maybe one day you will find a good place for one. Good air ventilation will also help to prevent this fungus. :). Hi! Check your rose bush to see if there is more than one plant in the container and if the roots are too crowded. Then add the rose bush back in. Don't water again until the soil gets dry. Christina Lornemark from Sweden on February 11, 2012: Miniature Rose bush is one of my favorites too, indoors and outdoors during summer. I think it will do wonderfully in summer there in Illinois, but you might want to bring it in for the winter... :). Thank you for viewing yet another hub of mine and for your great idea. Set the hose at the foot of the rose and let water trickle in. Thanks for your help. :). Outdoor roses should be in full sunlight. It sounds like he has over watered it. Good luck! I tried "lucky bamboo" once, but I wasn't very lucky, it didn't make it. They were so tiny! Get the timing right. :). Sheila Brown (author) from Southern Oklahoma on July 06, 2013: Hi Kathryn! Cut the flowers off after they have bloomed. Although they have been bred specifically to curtail their size, they retain much of the hardiness of rose bushes that tower over them in size. Good luck and thank you for stopping by! the plant was beautiful when i got it is is yellow ..the red one is beautiful but the yellow one started to lose its leaves and now no leaves ..i cut the stems that were not doing good ..now what? They start off so beautiful and quickly become scraggly. How many plants should I put in a 18 inch pot, outside? 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