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Rosa – Oso Easy® Strawberry Crush

Garden Height
12 - 36
Spacing
12 - 48
Spread
12 - 36
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Level
Sun
Proven Winners

Do you expect roses to be fussy and difficult to grow?  Not this rebel!  Disease resistant Strawberry Crush needs no spraying, and blooms all season.  This lovely low mounded rose delivers clouds of blooms that emerge strawberry pink and transform to a creamy-pink. The large, double flowers are self cleaning and contrast wonderfully against the glossy dark green foliage.

This lovely low mounded rose delivers clouds of blooms that emerge strawberry pink and transform to a creamy-pink. The large, double flowers are self cleaning and contrast wonderfully against the glossy dark green foliage.

Oso Easy roses are highly disease resistant and do not need spraying. The glossy green foliage is beautiful, and contrasts nicely with the soft peach flowers.

Features

Do you expect roses to be fussy and difficult to grow?  Not this rebel!  Disease resistant Strawberry Crush needs no spraying, and blooms all season.  This lovely low mounded rose delivers clouds of blooms that emerge strawberry pink and transform to a creamy-pink. The large, double flowers are self cleaning and contrast wonderfully against the glossy dark green foliage.

This lovely low mounded rose delivers clouds of blooms that emerge strawberry pink and transform to a creamy-pink. The large, double flowers are self cleaning and contrast wonderfully against the glossy dark green foliage.

Oso Easy roses are highly disease resistant and do not need spraying. The glossy green foliage is beautiful, and contrasts nicely with the soft peach flowers.

Continuous Re-Bloom

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes

Best in well drained, moist soil but tolerant of most soil conditions. Moderate to fast growth habit. This rose does not need to be sprayed or pruned like many other rose varieties. May be pruned to shape in spring.

Fertilization will help increase blooming. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring.

Uses Notes

Groundcover, border, mixed in a perennial garden or small residential landscapes. If grown as a patio plant it should be planted in the ground in fall.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On New Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 1.5

Fertilization 150 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 60 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information
Spring to Fall Finish, 1 ppp

Pinching and Growth Regulators
Fragrant Spreader will need additional pruning due to vigorous spreading growth. Paprika and Peachy Cream need less pruning.

Pest and Disease Management
General Pest and Disease practices as listed in the notes. Aphids can be a problem. Spider Mites can be problematic so scout and treat as needed.

Grower Tips
Heavier feed will increase bloom. They will bloom through summer and into fall. -Self Cleaning. -leaf spot resistant. The Oso Easy® Italian Ice’s orange buds open to soft yellow flowers melting into pink blushed margins. The soft flower color is set off nicely by its dark green, glossy foliage, a combination with lots of impulse appeal. Flowers are semi-doubled with 24-30 petals per bloom. This self-cleaning rose has excellent disease-resistance, abundant flowers and a nice habit. The Oso Easy® Lemon Zest’s canary yellow flowers do not fade to white and really light up against the glossy green foliage. It is free-flowering, producing lots of buds which open to self-cleaning flowers. Excellent disease-resistance. The Oso Easy® Pink Cupcake is a delicious shade of pink, with a touch of coral. Large flowers pop against the glossy green leaves. The clean, disease-resistant foliage has reddish new growth. Look for up to 20 petals on each flower on this floriferous rose.