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pruning a rose

i have arose its out if control was in the ground before i moved to my house when can i hard prune it to the ground and can i hard prune it to the ground image

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,007

    Assuming it is not a climber or rambler, or grafted as a Standard,  prune it down to a foot from the ground in February or early March on a frost free day.  If you take it lower than that, you risk pruning below the graft and will lose the rose and just end up with rootstock.

    Last edited: 23 September 2017 21:05:01

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