Edward rose, Andhra red rose and Button rose.
Well-drained sandy loam with pH of 6 – 7.
Once in 2 days until plants establish and once in a week thereafter
Rose chaffer beetle
Hand pick cetonid beetles and destroy during day.
Spray quinalphos 25EC 2ml/lit.
White grub :
Set up light to attract Holotrichia and Anomala spp.
Spray phosalone 35 EC @ 2 ml/lit.
Spray dimethoate 30 EC @ 2.5 ml/lit or fish oil rosin soap @ 25 g/lit
Thrips, aphids and leaf hoppers
Spray any one of the following
Neem oil 3 %
Methyl demeton 25 EC @ 2 ml/lit
Dimethoate 30 EC @ 2.5 ml/lit
Two spotted mite
Spray any one of the following insecticides
Bifenazate 50WP 2.5 ml/ 10 lit.
Bifenazate 22.6 SC 2.5 ml/ 10 lit.
Flufenoxuron 10DC 1.0 ml/lit
Milbemectin 1EC 5.0 ml/10 lit.
Black spot: Spray carbendazim @ 1 g/l twice at fortnightly intervals or azoxystrobin @ 1g/l
Powdery mildew: Spray carbendazim @ 1 g/l or wettable sulphur @ 2 g/l or azoxystrobin @ 1 g/l
Flowering will commence 45 days after pruning. Fully opened flowers are picked early in the morning.
Crop growing districts Krishnagiri,Madurai,Dindigul
Major markets in Tamil Nadu Dindigul, Madurai, Chennai
Preferred varieties and hybrids Edward rose, Andra Red rose and Button rose