Best Disease-Resistant and Easiest Roses to Grow

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

Some of the best disease-resistant and easiest roses to grow. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The easiest roses to grow are disease resistant and produce an abundance of flowers throughout the summer and into fall. Perhaps the best-known rose is the ‘Knock Out’ rose. It bears long-lasting masses of cherry-red blooms that have a very light fragrance. This high …


Study Sheds Light on Major Disease in Roses

Dan Industry News Release, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Beltsville, Maryland and their colleagues have discovered why a mite is causing extensive damages to the nation’s $250-million-a-year rose industry and why it’s so hard to detect and control. It seems the mite hides deep in the flower’s internal organs. The rose bud mite (Phyllocoptes fructiphilus) is about half the size of a grain of …