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poster child for what not to do when transplanting

After reading the forums on transplanting roses, I'm starting to feel ill. I just ransplanted ALL five of my remaining roses and apparently I did a chop job of it. All of the are hybid tea roses that had been planted the spring prior but they were getting crowded by other bushes so I moved them to anopen area of my court yard.The new growth/buds are wilted, hanging in shame. The more mature glossy leaves are fine. I have watered so abundantly that the may very well need row boat, but they still remain wilted. By nightfall they perk up a little. I fertilized too. Did I mention I may have packed the dirt around the roots with my foot? Can anyone give me hope........

Greener Thumb
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Joined: Tue May 25, 2004 10:44 pm
Location: Maryland zone 7

Hi CB,

How are your roses doing? Have they recovered?


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