South Africa® Sunbelt® Rose Tree
|Mature Height||3-4 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|
Add some cheerful color to your landscape with the South Africa Sunbelt rose tree. Trim off a few blooms to brighten the inside of your home. Grow this happy rose tree in a pot if you don’t have space to plant.
- Rare. This South Africa rose tree is extremely hard to find and only has a limited quantity available each spring. Don’t miss out! Order yours today.
- Color. This grandiflora rose has sunny golden yellow blooms with hints of orange.
- Award winner. The South Africa Sunbelt rose has countless awards and honors including the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit, the Gold Standard award, and the Glasgow Gold Medal.
- A gift. The South Africa rose tree is an excellent gift to brighten someone’s day. A perfect present for someone who isn’t feeling well or who is going through a rough time, this rose tree is a great way to show you care.
- Low Maintenance. This vigorous grower is disease resistant and tolerates hot climates.
Where Should I Plant This Rose Bush?
This rose is adaptable to a variety of soil types and thrives in full sun to part shade exposure in grow zones 5-9. A small grouping of tree roses will look pretty in the corner of your yard or anchoring the sides of your home.
What Plants Pair Well With These Rose Trees?
Lilies, phlox, and catmint pair well with this tree in mixed beds or gardens. A small grouping of tree roses will look pretty in the corner of your yard or anchoring the sides of your home.
How Fast Do These Rose Trees Grow?
These trees are known to grow at a moderate rate and could reach maturity in as little as 3-4 years.
The South Africa Sunbelt rose tree can grow in full or part sun, but you will get the best color and blooms in full sun.
Rose trees are adaptable to any well drained soil. Choose a good quality potting mix like our Special Planting Mix when amending a sandy, clay, or nutrient poor soil. Use at least 50% of the original soil to be sure your rose tree will ultimately adapt to the environment.
Water your rose tree in well when planting. Keep the soil moist for the first month. Watering deeply 1 to 2 times per week versus a little bit everyday is ideal for helping you plant's roots establish quickly and grow well. Once established, allow the soil to dry before watering.
Use our slow-release fertilizer when planting and in spring.
Prune lightly anytime to maintain shape. If a heavy pruning is required do this in late winter or early spring.
Growing a Rose Tree in Containers
Choose a pot a size larger than the pot your rose tree comes in. A 5 gallon pot is a good option that offers plenty of space without going too big and causing problems for your tree. A standard 5 gallon pot is about 12 inches in diameter and 11 inches tall. Be sure the pot drains well.
Use a good quality potting mix like our Special Planting Mix when planting in containers.
You will need to check on your rose tree more often when it is planted in a pot as the soil will dry out faster. Test the soil by sticking your finger in about 2 inches to test the moisture. When the planting medium feels dry to the touch go ahead and water your rose tree deeply with a hose right on the soil.
Fertilize at least twice a year with our slow release fertilizer. Early spring and mid to late summer are ideal times to boost your rose trees.
For South Africa tree roses grown in pots in zones 6 to 7a protect them in winter by moving them into an unheated garage or shed.
Plant your rose tree as a centerpiece in your flower bed or on either side of your front door for and upscale look. A small grouping of tree roses will look pretty in the corner of your yard or anchoring the sides of your home.
The South Africa tree rose will add beauty and distinction to your landscape and home.