London (change)
Today 24°C / 17°C
Tomorrow 23°C / 16°C
3 messages
26/05/2013 at 14:20

My previously healthy rose has sudden started to wilt, the leaves are turning a burnised red and there is evidence that some of the lower leaves have been eaten but no sign of any pest.  Any ideas what this may be?

26/05/2013 at 15:40

I have found that several of our roses have done this, I suspect an unseen frost one night recently.  it happened last year to one quite big rose, I cut off the droopy bits and it was OK - though like everything else last year it was not as good as it has been.  This year must be better huh?  Anyway, leave the droopy bits for a bit, if they dry up then trim them off, but they might sit up and take notice as the sun is now shning and it is warmer. 

27/05/2013 at 11:11

I'll wait and see what happens then with fingers crossed, it's soooooooooooo beautiful, It would be awful to lose it.

 

email image
3 messages