How to Grow Roses from Rose Calyx: A Step-by-Step Guide

1. Understand Rose Hips:

They’re the leaf-like parts below rose petals, holding buds for new plants.
2. Materials Needed:
– Healthy rose bush
– Sharp pruning shears
– Rooting hormone
– Potting mix
– Small pots or containers
– Plastic bags or wrap
– Labels
3. Steps:
– Choose a Hip: Pick a mature hip with at least two buds.
– Cut and Prep: Use shears to cut the hip at a 45-degree angle above a bud. Remove leaves and thorns.
– Use Rooting Hormone: Dip the cut end in hormone powder or gel.
– Planting: Put the hip in potting mix, burying it an inch deep.
– Cover for Humidity: Wrap with plastic to keep it moist.
– Care: Put in a warm, bright spot with indirect sunlight. Keep soil moist.
– Wait and Watch: Be patient for roots to grow, which may take weeks.
– Transplant: Once roots are strong, move to individual pots or garden.
With these simple steps, you can grow new rose bushes from cuttings, adding beauty to your garden. 

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