Bare Root Roses

Choose an area with good sunshine, air circulation, and drainage.

Roses may be soaked in water 4-24 hours before planting.

  1. Dig a hole 18’’ wide and 20’’ deep.
  2. Prepare a mixture of one part native soil and one part soil amendment. We recommend the use of pre-plant fertilizer with all new plantings.
  3. Build a mound in the center of the hole to support the roots of the plant keeping the bud union 1’’-2’’ above ground level.
  4. Holding the rose upright, backfill half the amended soil mixture. Water well. Complete filling hole. Tamp lightly to ensure good contact between rose and soil. Make a watering basin with extra soil around the perimeter and water thoroughly.
  5. Mound the exposed bud union with mulch to prevent moisture loss. Water as necessary to keep moist until leaves emerge.


For planting roses in containers use a good quality potting soil.

Feed new bare-root roses after the first bloom cycle.

We are Closing Temporarily on Friday, April 3, 2020

We have made the hard decision to close on Friday, April 3, 2020 to help protect our families and yours, and to help enforce the stay at home order. We will be back in the near future to serve you!

We have suspended phone and email/online orders effective immediately, so that we can focus on filling orders already received. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please check back here, or on our Facebook page for the latest updates on re-opening and other news. Thank you, Santa Barbara!

Your friends at La Sumida Nursery

Temporarily Reduced Business Hours

Monday, March 30 through Thursday, April 2, 2020
9:00am - 3:00pm

Business Hours

Temporarily Reduced Hours
Monday March 30 through Thursday, April 2: 9:00am – 3:00pm

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La Sumida Nursery
165 S. Patterson Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

(805) 964-9944 phone

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