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Roses/Mostly dead/dying blooms


I inherited a number of different roses with the house. Don't know what kind they are, but the first couple of years, we had beautiful roses all summer long. The last couple, the roses still put out many buds, but they tend to turn brown and die before they bloom, the ones that bloom either die quickly, or the darker color petals look like they have been splashed with bleach. I don't know what to do.

It has caught a virus
Has someone else been prunning besides you?
Gets  transferred from tools to plant.

Clean tool in alcohol
Prune plant below any damages

Use a good organic rosť fertilizer
Use compost
Rock dust
Add a acid mulch like azalea mix.

Spray with compost tea
You can also spray with 1 part milk to 10 parts clean water or coffee


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