planting tree roses in pots

Zone Mount Juliet TN 37122 | Charlotteweathers added on April 9, 2017 | Answered

In planting tree roses in pots is it recommended to add perlite in aid in compaction of the soil & if so what would be the best ratio?

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Answered on April 15, 2017

Adding perlite is a good way to keep the soils from getting compacted. The ratio I like is 25% perlite to 75% soils. Fertilome makes a potting soil that already has the perlite in it and ready to go.

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