Desert Rose Plant Care Information
Growing Roses In Arizona And The Desert Southwest
Desert rose plant care and information on growing roses in Arizona and the desert Southwest, and when it's the best
time to prune roses in Arizona and other warm, mild climates, that what this page is all about.
If you are Growing Roses In Arizona and
you wonder how do you care for a desert rose, this page will help you out.
First you must spend the summers keeping your roses cool. It would help to put up a canopy during the hottest hours
of the day.
But the most important thing is to keep your roses well watered so they can unfold their brilliant
colors in November and April, the big desert rose seasons.
Dry winds and low humidity make thorough regular watering even more important. To conserve moisture, mulch
heavily with 4-5 inches of shredded bark.
Pruning Roses In Arizona And The Desert
Pruning rose care in mild winter climates such as the desert Southwest, Arizona, California and Florida should
be done just before the rose bush breaks dormancy (sometimes they don't go dormant at all).
This will be early
in the year, or in late December or around New Year
If you are caring for Old Roses, only prune them after they bloom. They bear flowers on last years wood. Well, there
you have the information about rose plant care for the desert Southwest.