Rose Feed

Organic matter is important to the soil and yet so often neglected. Adding Mile-Hi Rose Feed to the soil improves moisture retention and enhances soil texture as it decomposes. Nutrients in organic matter have a slow-release characteristic, spreading their benefits over months and even years. Mile-Hi Rose Feed is a proven product: a blended mixture of plant nutrient compounds and organic mixture for a truly balanced, complete fertilizer. It encourages root growth while boosting overall plant health and it won’t harm ground-water.

The Nitty Gritty

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:

For each large Rose Bush, apply one heaping cupful and each mini Rose Bush one level 1/3 cup three times during the growing season.

First Feeding: April 15 to May 15

Second Feeding: June 15

Third Feeding: July 30 to August 15

Pull away mulch and spread fertilizer around the bush out to the drip line. Scratch in lightly and water in well. Replace mulch.

AVAILBLE IN:

Buckets: Heavy duty, moisture proof, air tight, gasket sealed, reusable buckets:

  • 1 Gallon (6 lbs)
  • 2 Gallon (13 lbs.)
  • 3 ½ Gallons (25lbs)

Sacks: Heavy duty, triple lined, moisture proof 25 pound bags.

Product Facts:

Guaranteed Analysis

Total Nitrogen (N)
Available Phosphoric Acid (P2O5)
Soluble Potash (K2O)
Iron (Fe)
Sulphur (S)
Magnesium (Mg)
7.0%
8.0%
4.0%
2.0%
2.0%
1.5%

Primary Nutrients Derived From:

  • Meat and Bone Meal
  • Blood Meal
  • Cottonseed Meal
  • Alfalfa Meal
  • Fish Meal
  • Kelp Meal

Supplemental Nutrients From:
Mono Ammonium Phosphate, Potassium Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Magnesium Sulfate, Aroma Additive.

  • Is the perfect ratio of nutrients and minerals to help your roses thrive.

    A Colorado Rosarian
  • My roses are much more productive when they are fed with this fertilizer.

    A Colorado Rosarian
  • I've recorded first hand, the improved growing, flowering, and survivability of my and other's roses when using Mile-Hi Rose Feed. The ingredients are supported by research as being highly beneficial to shrub type plants. The formulator of MHRF was an avid, active grower of roses and researched his recipe continuously in order to choose the most efficacious ingredients.

    A Colorado Rosarian
  • Along with Alfalfa Meal, MHRF adds important nutrients to our alkaline soil for the cultivation of strong, healthy roses. I’d also add a half cup to all your Clematis too. They seem to love it too.

    A Colorado Rosarian
  • Rosarians on the front range of the Rockies are fortunate indeed to have a dry fertilizer formulated expressly for native soils. The bottom line for the Macon Garden fertilizing regimen is Mile-Hi Rose Feed, which we have been using for as long as it has been available, with excellent results.

    Carol Macon Master Consulting Rosarian, Colorado Springs
  • Their alfalfa and kelp meals make great soil amendments. To help new plants get established, I use the kelp meal mixed in planting backfill for its superior water holding ability. Then it breaks down to improve the soil and the plant roots. The alfalfa meal brews a great alfalfa tea.

    Dave Ingram Denver Rose Society
  • The late Dr. Warren Kirkley used to say that you can tell the health of the soil in your rose bed by turning over a shovel of soil and counting the number of worms you’ve unearthed. Worms love Mile-Hi.

    Carol Macon Master Consulting Rosarian, Colorado Springs
  • The use of organic Mile-Hi Rose Feed gives me bigger and more colorful rose blooms on healthier plants. What else is there to say? It works well on anything I grow. It’s a great fertilizer that you only have to apply three times a year. It builds soil structure, and promotes strong plants from the roots up.

    Dave Ingram Denver Rose Society

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