Important update | April 29, 2021

Our nursery is OPEN to visitors from Thursday-Saturday 10:00am to 5:30pm and Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday from 12:00-5:30pm.

Our website is OPEN to new orders, we are working as quickly as we can to process orders but please allow two to three weeks for delivery and 1 to 2 days for collection.

Our phone lines are open Monday to Saturday from 12:00-16:00. You can call us on 00353 (0)27 66176 or email us at info@futureforests.ie.

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RHS Empathy Afterplant - Rose

Product Description

RHS Empathy After Plant - Rose

 

AFTER PLANT ROSE FOOD is specifically formulated for roses, containing essential nutrients, biologically active mycorrhizal fungi and beneficial bacteria that help to build soil fertility to support healthy growth and improve flowering

The nutrients in Empathy AFTER PLANT ROSE FOOD have been scientifically selected and balanced to support the natural symbiosis between the treated plant rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi and essential soil bacteria.

The product is in dry granule formulation and ideal as an early season treatment at the first signs of growth in spring. Apply a second feed in summer after the first flush of flowers and throughout the growing season.

Kick-start soil fertility during establishment of your roses and increase nutrient uptake throughout their life to promote vibrant, healthy blooms.

Empathy After Plant Rose is an organic plant food enriched with Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi and beneficial bacteria. It provides all the nutrients hungry plants need, and boosts soil biology to create better growing conditions in the long term.

Specially formulated for roses, the food contains nitrogen fixing bacteria that increase nitrogen flow into the plant and synthesise hormones to stimulate healthy growth.

The addition of Rootgrow helps extend the rose’s root system, promoting better uptake of nutrients and water for the length of the rose's life. Sprinkle liberally for prize-winning roses.

How does Rootgrow work?

Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi bond to a plant’s roots, effectively becoming part of its root system. They grow rapidly in search of water and nutrients, and as they're finer than the plant's coarse roots, they're better at reaching them - helping plants thrive in even difficult soils.

In poor sandy soil, they track down scarce nutrients and water, and in dense clay soil they unlock nutrients, acting like a clay breaker. They're great at hunting down phosphorus and potassium for flowering and fruiting, but also thrive on finding trace elements. And they hold onto water like a sponge, giving your plants far better drought tolerance.

Use 1-2 handfuls (25-50g) per rose bush apply evenly around the base, working gently into the topsoil and water well.

Apply in spring at the first sign of new growth. Apply a second feed in summer after the first flush of flowers. For the best results Empathy AFTER PLANT ROSE FOOD should be used within one year from opening.

Empathy AFTER PLANT ROSE FOOD is NOT a substitute for using rootgrow™ at time of planting. For new plantings, or in poor soil conditions, we recommend using pure rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi applied close to the plant’s roots.

Each 1kg pack will treat up to 40 roses with one application.

€12.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

Order can be placed online for Delivery or Collection

MAIL ORDER:

Packing & delivery charges within The Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland are €15 per order.

If your full order is in stock, we usually deliver within a week to 10 days of receiving your order, often sooner. We will get in touch if there are any issues with availability - see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

DELIVERY:

Shipping times are usually within 3 to 10 working days from when we receive your order. We are currently using An Post, DPD and Prompto Courier companies.

COVID 19 Update - Shipping times make take longer than usual, please check the front page of our website for updates. 

Once your order has shipped it may arrive the next day or it can take 2 or 3 days for the parcels to arrive, we take special care to pack our plants in such a way that they will still arrive in perfect condition after several days in transit.

Delivery charges are calculated & added to your order at the checkout stage.

- see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

COLLECTION FROM THE NURSERY:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the nursery, we just require 24 to 48 hours notice and we will be in touch with any issues with availability and to let you know that your order is ready. Orders must be collected within 2 weeks of placing the order unless otherwise agreed. Please use the discount code COLLECT at the checkout to avail of free collection.

COLLECTION FROM SHOWS:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the various shows we attend around the country - from April to September. See more info about the shows we attend HERE

POTTED PLANTS:

BAREROOT PLANTS:

Please note. Heights given are approximate and reflect the relative age
and strength of plants as well as their actual height. 

For more information about choosing Potted or Bareroot plants click HERE

OUR PROMISE TO YOU...

RANGE
We source our plants from the very best growers in Ireland and beyond, each plant is chosen for its Useful, Fruitful or Beautiful attributes and its value to the Irish garden & landscape, we strive to stock an outstanding range, from native to unusual & rare.


ENVIRONMENT
We manage our nursery on organic principles, all our potting, planting, lifting & weeding is done by hand & we use peat free compost, we strive to have the least impact on the planet as possible and are always looking for ways we can improve.


QUALITY
Plant quality is especially important to us. When we gather your order, we pick the best possible size & shape for the grade & always check for healthy roots & grafts. We take plant health very seriously and inspect our nursery for any signs of pests & disease regularly.


SERVICE
We have a skilled team who go to great lengths to make our plants arrive to you in the best possible condition, our priority is to supply an inspiring range of top quality plants with excellent customer service whether you are using our Mail Order Service or calling to the Nursery & Garden Centre.


We are a passionate team who love what we do and are always available to offer advice or answer any questions - by phone 027 66176 or by email info@futureforests.ie and very much in person, our nursery is open 7 days a week.