Asked on May 9, 2017

Please explain me how to grow roses from seeds.

Crystal JozefickJanet Pizaro

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  • Crystal Jozefick
    on May 10, 2017

    Fill a container with sterile seed starting mix. Small seedling starting trays make it easy to care for many seeds at once. Alternatively, use plastic drinking cups with a hole punched in the bottom, to make root growth easier to view.
    Regular soil is not recommended, as it may not drain well enough and cause the seedlings to rot.

    Keep the seedlings in warm, moist soil. Keep the soil damp, but not soggy. A temperature between 60 and 70ºF (16–21ºC) is ideal for most rose varieties. The seedlings typically thrive on six hours of sun or more each day, but you may wish to research the parent rose's variety to get a better idea of what your rose's prefer.

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