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Rose that doesn't flower

Hi 
I inherited a Rose when moving house, which i cut back early season and has lovely new growth on but no buds, can anyone advise? 

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  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 12,374
    Do you know what type of rose it is? If it was a climber, you may have inadvertently cut off the flowering shoots. However, it may just be sulking, have you fed it at all and if so, what with? 
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
  • its a climber, and have not fed it yet, can you recommend a good feed for this
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 12,374
    That's probably your answer. Try a weak solution of tomato fertiliser if you have any, once a week,  it's good for flowers as well as tomatoes!
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
  • Thank you for the advice 
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 8,622
    edited July 2020
    @terrysimmonds06
    ..yes that's a shame, you have been cutting away there and as Lizzie says, have removed all the flower buds that formed last year... what you have is a rambling rose, and a mighty vigorous one too, as I think it's 'Rambling Rector'.. but cannot be certain at this stage..  
    ...you will get flowers, white ones if I've got the correct rose, on it next summer, providing you don't cut anything more off it between now and then.. so you have to tie in all those shoots somehow and after it flowers next year, about July time, then you can prune it back.. you can prune in the winter,  but you do need to know what you're doing with regards to winter pruning on these types of roses...

    ...alternatively, get rid of it and plant something easier...
    East Anglia, England
  • Thank you for the advice, can I plant another rose in its place?
  • MarlorenaMarlorena Posts: 8,622
    I would advise not, at least for a year or two.. otherwise something else...
    East Anglia, England
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