Question About Mills Magic Rose Mix

alameda/zone 8February 2, 2013

I have used this organic fertilizer with success over the years. I am getting ready to repot some roses and was wondering if it would help them to put a bit of this in the planting hole, or if it should just be used as a top dressing? Thanks....

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I used it one year wih newly planted bare roots and they died. But I amended the planting soil. Think it was too hot. I uses it every year on the top as a scratch in and the roses seem to love it. I think a smidge in the bottom of the hole would be ok. Would try to keep it from direct contact with the roots.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 2:31PM
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karl_bapst_rosenut(5a, NW Indiana)

I've mixed it into the planting hole. The blood meal and sewage sludge can relase quickly so place a small amount of soil over it to avoid root contact until it begins to break down.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 2:32PM
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alameda/zone 8

Thanks....its great stuff on top of the soil, just wanted to make sure I wasnt going to harm the plant by putting under the plant.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2013 at 10:09PM
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