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How to rejuvenate stressed roses from de-foliation or other problems.

There are many reasons why a rose may under-perform during the growing season, but what we want to achieve is to rejuvinate it. Just because it has defoliated doesn't mean that it can't be saved.

We suggest the following general procedures:

Reasons why they go through de-foliation and other problems.

Problem solving

Organic sprays

Black Spot & Scale: Mix 1 ½ teaspoons bicarbonate soda and 1 ½ teaspoons white oil in a little hot water to dissolve. Add to 2 litres of water.

Aphid: Mix crushed garlic with a little hot water to dilute. Add to water.

Mildew: Mix 1 part organic milk with 10 parts water.