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Sucker - or not?

I am pleased to have grown 3 young roses from cuttings at the 1st attempt. These were taken from a bush planted by the developers near my house. 
I don’t know what it’s called but it’s a beautiful rose (pic of some blooms from the ‘mother’ plant.)
My question is - what’s your opinion on the shoot that has emerged a few inches from one of the roses? (see photo) They were all in pots until a couple of months ago when I transferreds them to the newly dug border. I added manure and compost - all the plants/flowers are taking off.
Sorry - photos are sideways. Mystery shoot has red leaves - near bottom of pic.


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,119
    Suckers are shoots from a rootstock which is different to the rose grafted on to it ... your plants are cuttings are ungrafted plants on their own roots so they cannot have ‘suckers’.


    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • Ah! - thanks! Must be just a new rose shoot then 😊
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