Share This Article
Table of Contents Hide
Entering your rose garden, you see that something is wrong. Maybe, you find some dissimilarities between yesterday and today. And you are so sad seeing your rose flower garden. This is because the leaves of your roses are getting yellow. Seeing yellow leaves, your eyes went up to the forehead. Yes, the sight of your roses is frustrating when their leaves are turning into yellow.
Yellow leaves in your rose garden also ruin the attraction of the garden too. You know that yellow and red roses are the main attraction of a flower garden. Sometimes, these yellow leaves can fall off on the ground. If you do not take any effective step to prevent the leaves of your roses from getting yellow, it can spread quickly in the whole garden. As a result, it might be difficult for you to cure them. There are a few reasons behind the scene.
Reasons for yellow leaves of roses
As I have mentioned earlier, turning your rose leaves yellow and falling off can be caused in various ways, including light, heat, water, fertilizer, etc. So, before you go to take measures for the treatment of yellow leaves, it is vital to determine the likely reason. Otherwise, your treatment may go wrong. As a result, the condition can be worse than before.
But I want to assure you that you should not worry about the matter. Every problem has its solution under the sun. However, let me tell you some causes of your roses yellow leaves. And then, I will take you to the treatment section so that your rose garden looks as beautiful and attractive as it was before.
Insufficient light can make rose leaves yellow. You can ask me the question- “How does it happen?” Well. You can do a little experiment yourself. Take a brick and place it over where there are green grasses in your garden. Make sure these grasses get enough sunlight. After putting the brick on the area of grass, allow it to sit for a day or two. Now, remove the brick and see. All you can see is just yellow grass.
In the same way, when the lower leaves do not get enough sunlight because upper leaves do not allow the sunlight to fall on them. When it continues for days, these lower leaves become yellow and sometimes drop off. If you can find ways to light on the lower leaves, they will not turn yellow and fall off.
Water is essential for any living elements on earth to live and to grow properly. If you do not water your plant regularly and sufficiently, your plants will die slowly but surely. I repeat sufficient water is needed for the rose plants. But what if water remains for days at the base of rose plants?
When water remains for days and sunlight falls on it, this water becomes hot and up onto the lower foliage of rose plants. Thus the lower leaves of rose become yellow and fall off. You must water your rose plants, but you have to keep an eye that it is not soaking the base wet. So, be wise and make sure the soil is not too moist.
Too much fertilizer
You know that plants need manure for their proper growth. You have to use granular fertilizer for your rose plants as well. One important thing you have to keep in mind that excessive use of fertilizer can be a cause of your roses’ yellow leaves. Determine before fertilize how much do you need to use. If you can give a proper amount of fertilizer in your rose garden or bush, you are sure to experience an impressive growth of them.
You take time and make sure whether the yellow leaves of your roses are the reason for nutrient deficiency or not. If you can determine properly, you can treat it. Otherwise, your stress will grow more than before. Nutrients like nitrogen, magnesium, and iron play a pivotal role in growing and make the leaves green.
If you can manage to understand the cause of yellow leaves of your roses and if it is for nutrient deficiency, proper treatment can turn these yellow leaves green again. So, think before you leap!
Harmful pests or disease
Harmful pests are dangerous enemies for plants. Some pests are so toxic and can be the likely cause of yellow leaves of your rose bush. Not only that, but some diseases of rose plants are also responsible for yellow leaves.
If yellow leaves of roses are due to pests or disease, treat them properly, and you will get your green garden with the blossom of roses again.
In this article, I have mentioned the most common ways by which leaves of your roses can turn yellow and drop off. To avoid these harmful ways, make sure you can treat them properly. If you cannot determine the reason, you will do more harm instead of curing them.