David Austin Controlled Release Rose Food

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Our new and improved controlled release rose food provides consistent and essential nutrients when your rose needs it, ensuring healthy growth and beautiful blooms while also being kinder to the environment. Requiring a feed only once a year, our improved formula automatically releases essential nutrients and trace elements when the rose needs it throughout the season.

David Austin rose food is different to traditional basic feeds that un-necessarily release nutrition when your rose doesn’t need it. Our controlled release feed releases nutrients at the optimum time, using soil temperature and moisture levels to understand your rose’s needs. As the nutrients are taken up by the plant, this minimises environmental leaching and is therefore a much more environmentally friendly way to look after your rose.

Benefits
  • Safe, reliable and easy to use
  • Kinder to the environment than traditional feed
  • Strong, healthy growth
  • Abundant flowering
  • Serving scoop provided
  • Resealable pouch
  • Suitable for all roses as well as trees, shrubs, bedding and perennials

Contains
  • Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium
  • Essential trace elements
  • Major and minor nutrients
  • Organic components

When to Feed

Feed in late March / early April just before the leaves are fully open.

How to Feed

Clear the ground under your rose of old leaves and weeds. Sprinkle approximately 30g of feed around the base of the rose, spreading it to the width of the canopy. Gently mix it into the soil and water the area if the ground is dry.

Serving Size

30g serving per shrub rose (1/2 scoop) / 60g serving per climbing rose (1 scoop)


The Story of

David Austin Roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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