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Discussion id : 133-439
most recent 23 JUN HIDE POSTS
Initial post 23 JUN by sandsock (PNW 8a)
Alnwick has not been patented in the US as of 2022. It is trademarked. It grows quite nicely own root wet PNW.
Discussion id : 84-843
most recent 5 DEC 19 SHOW ALL
Initial post 11 MAY 15 by Anita silicon valley
My rose planted within the last six months seems to ball and not open in warm weather especially if not given lots of water. We are supposed to be thoughtful about conserving water here in drought conditions and it is interesting to see which roses are more adaptable to difficult conditions and which aren't. Other David Austin roses i have are doing OK.
Reply #1 of 3 posted 30 APR 17 by StrawChicago Alkaline clay 5a
Alnwick is a deep-cup rose. Sulfate of potash NPK 0-0-50 might help it to open better. When I give my roses potassium, that initiated more blooms and the blooms open fast. Crown Princess Magareta used to be stingy on me, until I gave it sulfate of potash, zero balling after that. The deep-cup roses with zillion of petals have a higher need for potassium to force the petals open. Potassium is often deficient in drought conditions, it helps with water osmosis.
Reply #2 of 3 posted 4 DEC 19 by HappyRose
How do u feed the rose the sulfate of potash? Spray? granular feed?
Reply #3 of 3 posted 5 DEC 19 by Patricia Routley
Water the rose first and then perhaps a tablespoon of Sulphate of Potash powder per rose, sprinkled well out and away from the stem. Then water it in.
Discussion id : 108-806
most recent 26 FEB 18 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 26 FEB 18 by Unregistered Guest
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Discussion id : 37-212
most recent 12 JUL 15 SHOW ALL
Initial post 14 JUN 09 by Lora
Does anyone know how heavily thorned this rose it? I have it on order and am thinking of putting it near a walkway. Also any comments on it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Reply #1 of 1 posted 12 JUL 15 by Aurelija D.
It is a late reply, but for the information for the others, it is not very thorny, just a few thorns on the stems, pretty much like most of the other Austins in Leander line.
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