Rose Pruning – A Pictorial Guide

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Please follow as a favorite shrub rose, Belinda’s Dream, is pruned.

 Belinda’s Dream Rose – Before pruning, with dense thick growth. Time to open this plant up !

Start pruning by removing dead and diseased wood. Next remove crossing or rubbing branches, unproductive old growth and weak spindly growth

Shorten remaining growth by about half and look ! Your rose is pruned and ready to bear large flowers on long stems for another season !

 

 

 

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