Posted 3w ago by @Nerskine

I trimmed her back about a month ago and now she’s getting kind of yellow and some leaves are browning. What am I doing wrong?
1ft to light, direct
4” pot with drainage
Last watered 4 days ago

Iron-deficient roses yellow between the veins, while magnesium-deficient plants turn yellow starting at the margins. Magnesium deficiency may also cause small brown spots on the leaves. All these deficiencies can be corrected by measuring soil nutrients and pH, then amending the soil accordingly.

Rose leaves turn yellow because the pH of the soil is too high, or there's not enough iron in the soil. It can also be caused by a lack of oxygen when the plants are overwatered or the soil doesn't drain easily. You may see the leaf veins turn yellow while the leaves are still green.
Thanks! How do I fix the ph?
Roses also need lots and lots of light. I don't know many people who have had success with them inside.

If it is a pH issue, you can raise it by adding ground agricultural limestone into the soil before potting.

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