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MissKMissK Posts: 2


I have recently bought some Ballerina Roses and I need some advice on deadheading/pruning please. 

As you can see I the picture, the blooms have died and there are new blooms and shoots with buds coming out.

Should I deadhead/prune the dead blooms? If so, how do I do this? Should I cut at the bottom of the stem where the bloom cluster starts, or should I deadhead each single stem where there is a bloom (much as you would do for a normal rose, as in each single stem)?

I've not had Ballerina Roses before so your advice would be appreciated. 




  • sooty5sooty5 Posts: 107

    Just  cut below the dead cluster above the next set of leaves . Mine usually flower well afterwards

  • MissKMissK Posts: 2

    Thanks for the advice both! I'm a gardening novice so I'm learning... I've removed the bark from the base and have deadheaded and fed as advised. Fingers crossed I get some lovely new blooms. Thanks again ?

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