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Christmas present of a bare root rose

debs64debs64 West Midlands, on the edge of the Black Country Posts: 4,216
Hi all just ordered a bare root standard rose from DA for my daughter as a Christmas present. What’s the best way to look after it until she can plant it in her garden? Thanks 

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  • Plant it in a large pot?
  • debs64debs64 West Midlands, on the edge of the Black Country Posts: 4,216
    I did consider that as she probably won’t put it in the garden until spring. Never done bare root roses before so any advice gratefully received 
  • debs64debs64 West Midlands, on the edge of the Black Country Posts: 4,216
    Desdemona, and as a joke giving her a little pot of red paint, Alice in wonderland is her favourite film! 
  • debs64debs64 West Midlands, on the edge of the Black Country Posts: 4,216
    I agree MU it’s a beautiful colour and fragrance I have it and it’s lovely but mine isn’t a standard. Think I will go for a pot then she can plant it out at her own convenience 
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