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I’m looking for some advice please. Late summer 2018 I took some rose cuttings. These have all taken beautifully. They are still flowering. Should I prune these back as I do my originals in the ground & if so when should I do this?
I appreciate any advice.

Eileen 107


  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 28,846
    I have always pruned my roses in early spring apart from removing or tying in any stray stems on climbers and ramblers that could be whipped about and damaged by autumn and winter gales.  I certainly wouldn' be removing any foliage at this poit as it is still feeding the plants and will thus help keep them stronger over winter.

    Pruning in spring also means that any dead, diseased or damaged growth is removed cleanly and new cuts are not subject to the kind of damage winter can bring to the ends of newly shortened stems.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,537
    Are they in the final positions? If so, then prune as usual in March. If not, then I would move them to the final position any time now, pruning them to about a foot, so they make roots in warmish soil before the winter sets in.
  • Thankyou both for your advice 😊
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