How to Plant Knockout Roses

knockout rose

Knockout Roses are a less susceptible to diseases variety of roses, bred by William Radler.

When to plant knockout roses:

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You can successfully plant knockout roses in the U.S. in zones 5 through 11. And the best time to start planting knockout roses is in the fall or in the early spring.

Where to plant knockout roses:

knockout rose

Knockout Roses need at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight each day to grow big and healthy, so choose a sunny spot in your garden to plant your rose bush.

How deep do you plant knockout roses:

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For knockout roses you should start by digging a hole that is twice as wide and as deep as the root ball. With a Shovel Work the soil at the bottom of the hole so that it loosen and aerate.

Mix compost or Potting Mix with the soil you have removed from the hole. Then fill back the hole until you have a hole the same size as the container the roses come in. Then plant rose at the same depth as it was in the container, for good growth Space Knockout rose plants 3 feet apart.

How to fertilize knockout roses:

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Knockout Roses need to be fertilized once a month. Try using an Organic Fertilizer rather than synthetic fertilizers, because Synthetic fertilizers can make your rose have more foliage and fewer flowers.

For the next couple of weeks after planting, frequently check on your plant. Water as needed to help the plant stay healthy. Add some mulch around the plant to help retain the moister and stop weeds from competing with the plant.