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Hi! :) I recently bought a miniature rose bush on the 3rd of April. And it hasn't been doing well the last week. First the leaves started to dry up then fall off, then I watered it enough for water to come out the drainage holes and now the leaves are turning yellow. More than half the leaves have fallen off since I've had it :( it looks so sad now. Any suggestions on what I can do for it? I was really excited to get a mini rose bush. Thank you!
 
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Do the leaves have black spots on them? If so, you have a fungus that is common to roses called (you guessed it!) Black Spot. It can be prevented by applying a systemic fungicide and making sure there is good air circulation. If the rose is infected, you can halt the progression of the disease by using a milk spray at least once a week. In a spray bottle mix 90% water, and 10% milk, shake and spray. The type of milk doesn't matter, low-fat, no-fat, whole milk, even dried milk. The rose leaves will look shinier after spraying, and may have tiny white dots from the milk, but only if you look really closely.
Your rose has been in its new home for about 10 days. It may be undergoing climate shock. If you bought it at a nursery and it had been in a greenhouse, the change in temperature and humidity can really scare a rose.
I hope your rose recovers, but don't give up on having a rose--we have all bought sick plants, mishandled plants, and sometimes have to face up to the fact that this plant just didn't have the will to live.
 
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Sorry to hear that :( where abouts do you have it and what are the conditions like there (eg indoors, outdoors, sunny, shaded etc)? Also do you know the variety?
 
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Do the leaves have black spots on them? If so, you have a fungus that is common to roses called (you guessed it!) Black Spot. It can be prevented by applying a systemic fungicide and making sure there is good air circulation. If the rose is infected, you can halt the progression of the disease by using a milk spray at least once a week. In a spray bottle mix 90% water, and 10% milk, shake and spray. The type of milk doesn't matter, low-fat, no-fat, whole milk, even dried milk. The rose leaves will look shinier after spraying, and may have tiny white dots from the milk, but only if you look really closely.
Your rose has been in its new home for about 10 days. It may be undergoing climate shock. If you bought it at a nursery and it had been in a greenhouse, the change in temperature and humidity can really scare a rose.
I hope your rose recovers, but don't give up on having a rose--we have all bought sick plants, mishandled plants, and sometimes have to face up to the fact that this plant just didn't have the will to live.
There's no black spots. :(

Sorry to hear that :( where abouts do you have it and what are the conditions like there (eg indoors, outdoors, sunny, shaded etc)? Also do you know the variety?
I had it in an east facing window until yesterday. Yesterday morning I moved it to a south facing window. Its generally around 60 degrees F in the house. Its indoors and sunny. Rosier miniature? That's all the tag says...
 
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Same happened to a rose that I received in March.
When its leaves started turning yellow, I transplanted it to a new pot, watered it and put it in the coldest place in my house. It's doing fine now:)
Remove all dead leaves and stems. If moving your rose to a different window doesn't help, transplant it and change the soil.
 
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Same happened to a rose that I received in March.
When its leaves started turning yellow, I transplanted it to a new pot, watered it and put it in the coldest place in my house. It's doing fine now:)
Remove all dead leaves and stems. If moving your rose to a different window doesn't help, transplant it and change the soil.
How long should I wait until I repot it?
 
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I'd repot it now, I wouldn't wait any longer. To be honest, you really have nothing to lose. Even if it doesn't do any good, it can't do any harm.
I saved some of my miniature roses by changing their soil and transplanting them to new pots.
 
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I'd repot it now, I wouldn't wait any longer. To be honest, you really have nothing to lose. Even if it doesn't do any good, it can't do any harm.
I saved some of my miniature roses by changing their soil and transplanting them to new pots.
Its getting quite a bit of new regrowth :) its looking a lot better. I also bought two new ones today... I think I have a problem.
 
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I'm so happy to hear it!:D What are the colors of your new roses? I'm addicted to buying miniature roses too:love: They're beautiful little plants, aren't they?
 
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I got a yellow one and red one! They're both in about 1" pots I think? Should I repot them soon do you think?
 
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I always repot all new roses right after buying them, because the free pots that you get with every plant are poor quality and they're often too small.
Yellow and red are lovely colors!:D
 
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My son bought me a miniature rose plant in the pot two years ago, and I love it so much that I kept it inside for the entire year. When it doesn't produce any roses, I took it outside and planted in the garden. Needless to say, it started to give me beautiful orange roses throughout the summer and is doing well.

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My son bought me a miniature rose plant in the pot two years ago, and I love it so much that I kept it inside for the entire year. When it doesn't produce any roses, I took it outside and planted in the garden. Needless to say, it started to give me beautiful orange roses throughout the summer and is doing well.

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They're beautiful!
 
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It's a beautiful rose, IcyBC!:D Thank you for posting these lovely pictures. Yellow and orange roses put me in a good mood, because they always look so cheerful. I have one too.
 
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It's a beautiful rose, IcyBC!:D Thank you for posting these lovely pictures. Yellow and orange roses put me in a good mood, because they always look so cheerful. I have one too.

I am now waiting anxiously to see if this miniature rose plant will come back this year. We had a terrible winter so I am watching the dried and brown branches at the moment to see if it will start to have leaves. My fingers are crossed :)
 
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I am now waiting anxiously to see if this miniature rose plant will come back this year. We had a terrible winter so I am watching the dried and brown branches at the moment to see if it will start to have leaves. My fingers are crossed :)
I hope it will come back!:)
I think you should get rid of all dried branches. Miniature roses like being pruned, it makes them grow faster.
 
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Same problem with my miniature rose. Leaves turning yellow and dropping off. I received this beautiful pink one as a gift for Mother's Day. Please let me know what kind of soil should I repot it in?
Potting soil. It needs to drain well. I put a water pan under the pot so they have moisture as they want it.
 
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I LOVE mini roses!!! I always had this problem with them, and each time they had spider mites. I finally gave up on them. Last year my friend bought me one when I bought my house and I actually got a little scared. I planted the mini rose in the ground and wow! Really took off. This year it came back and growing. Since it is outside and I am scarred with spider mites I spray water all over them to wash off any. I actually think I may get more to have a cluster of mini roses.

If you think you have a problem with flowers, me too!!! At least gardening is a healthy habit to have and it's not like we are growing broke by it :)
 
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