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NewGrowNewGrow Posts: 17

Dear members, we have this very old lovely rose plant in our garden. We bought the house recently so now looking to give this prune to mend its shape a little bit to bring the height down and cut crossing canes etc.

This gave really nice big flowers last season and I can see the new shoots turning red.

We are in London - so is it a good time to do heavy pruning now?

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  • Now is the ideal time for pruning roses.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,555
    Here's some advice in case you're unsure about where and how to prune it - https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=178 

    Give it a generous feed of slow release fertiliser afterwards and it will repay you with plenty of healthy foliage and blooms.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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