The Latest

Rose Cultivation in India: How to Grow Roses

On April 1, 2015, in Flowers, by admin
0

Rose Cultivation in India Rose has always been admired for its beauty and fragrance. It occupies the first position in International market of cut flowers. Rose cultivation in india is becoming more and more popular because of its increase in demand as cut flower and higher commercial gains. Commercial rose flower growing include production and […]

Rose Cultivation in India

Rose has always been admired for its beauty and fragrance. It occupies the first position in International market of cut flowers. Rose cultivation in india is becoming more and more popular because of its increase in demand as cut flower and higher commercial gains.

Commercial rose flower growing include production and sale of plants, flower and their products. The rose flowers are marketed either as loose flowers or as cut flowers. In loose flower trade fully developed flowers suitable for garland making are marketed.

These flowers are also used for worshipping. Temperate pockets of Jammu region are congenial for its off-season production.

1. Climate: Moderately cool climate with bright sunshine and free ventilation is very good for rose cultivation in India. Most rose cultivars grow best at a temperature range of 15-270C producing good quality and quantity of flowers.

2. Soil and its Preparation: The ideal soil for rose flowers should be medium loam having sufficient organic matter, proper drainage and pH of 6.0 to 7.0. The soil should be thoroughly dug or ploughed 20-30 cm deep and kept open to sun for at least 15 days.

For rose plant cultivation, after removing the weeds, the field should be reploughed and leveled. The land with high water table is not suitable for rose cultivation.

3. Planting: Before rose planting, prepare a small pit (30×30 cm) to accommodate the earth ball of a new plant. Though the planting of roses on plains can be done from August to March but the best time is September-October.

Comments are closed.