Roses
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I have a rose bush that has 100\’s of buds but before they bloom all of the buds fall off. I have used all types of products, cu

Zone Miami OK 74354 | jamie.depoe added on December 31, 2018 | Answered

t it back and covered it in the winter. Nothing works. no other information

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MichiganDot
Answered on January 5, 2019

This sounds terribly frustrating. I can't say exactly what is happening but there are "the usual suspects". One is a problem called rose bud balling. Here is an article on this: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/what-is-rose-balling.htm
Other suspects are pests which get into the forming bud. Some of these are tiny insects that you can find if you look closely. Anything that stresses a rose will decrease flowering. This could be weather, temps over 90, nutrient deficiency or watering problems. If you are pruning in the fall, which isn't recommended, I wonder if there is some other information about rose care that you are missing. This spring, if the problem returns, please send some pictures along with details of your rose care. Please read this, too: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/no-blooms-on-roses.htm

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