Rose hips and fall tips
How to plant a rose on a rose hip: tips for gardeners
Whoever has ever taken up growing roses knows well how difficult it is in our natural conditions to grow this capricious beauty, since she, first of all, needs warm climates and mineral-rich soil.
But there is a way out! If your dream is to have a beautiful rose garden at home, read an easy way to plant a rose on a rose hip. This is a simple technology by which even inexperienced beginners get wonderful results. All you need to know is a few simple secrets, which will be discussed below.
How to plant a rose on a rosehip correctly
Here are some tips to keep in mind when starting a shot:
- In order to obtain a positive result, grafting of roses on rose hips with cuttings should be done in a certain period: in February or in the middle of summer (the most suitable months for this are July, August);
- Choose for grafting a young bush at least three years old, grown in your latitudes and accustomed to frost, wind and cold weather;
- Do not use cuttings for the rootstock;
- The cut should be about one centimeter or more thick and have bark that can be easily detached from the stem.
Flower requirements for grafting
Dormant buds are inoculated, cut from a plant that has already managed to bloom. Do not break this rule, otherwise you will not succeed.
Choose shoots with a thickness of at least 6-7 millimeters that do not bend, others cannot be grafted.
Always moisten the rags with cut cuttings until grafting so that the plant does not die.
Cut the stem of the rose, leaving a small stalk. Carefully free the stem of the rosehip at the very root from the ground. Wipe the root collar and petiole from the remnants of the soil, since if soil gets into the cut, most likely the graft site will rot. Make a T-shaped incision on the stem of the rosehip (base is about 2 centimeters, the upper crossbar of the incision is one third of the neck thickness).
Fold back the bark on the stem of the rose hips and put a bud behind it with a small piece of the stem, from which the bark has been carefully removed, leaving only the green part.
Rewind place privy with a special tape and wrap it up with moistened soil so that the grafted plant tolerates temperature fluctuations well.
If the vaccination procedure is done according to all the rules, then by the next autumn shoots will appear.
How to care for and replant a rose grafted onto a rosehip
The development of rose seedlings grafted onto rose hips depends on proper care. In summer, they should be watered abundantly, carefully removing all wild weeds around the plant and loosening the ground.
After the seedlings have taken root, after one year they should be dug up, pruned and the grafted rose transplanted to a permanent place.
How to plant roses from a bouquet correctly
Many women are presented with luxurious bouquets that last one week and then wither. But not necessarily! After all, using our tips, you can independently, without any special knowledge, use a flower from a bouquet.
In order for the planting operation to be successful, know that it is better to inoculate, firstly, domestic varieties, and secondly, this should be done in the summer.
Cut from roses that have stood in water for a maximum of four days into small cuttings with two buds, trim the thorns. Split the bottom of the stem 1.5 centimeters apart and dip in the rooting agent and plant in humus-rich soil.
If you are going to plant a plant outdoors, cover the cuttings with five-liter plastic jars with a cut-off neck. It is correct to water the planted bush around the plastic sides and open only in the summer, after the cutting has budded. Moreover, for the first two years, all the buds are mercilessly cut off in order to grow a full-fledged and well-developed bush.
In this case, you need to plant pets so that they are in the shade. It is possible that they will not take root immediately and will throw out black shoots. In this case, you should remove all dead vegetation and continue leaving until the bush is restored.
By following the advice, you can be sure that the planted roses will not turn back into rose hips and will delight you for a long time with their fleeting beauty.