dead heading roses

Anne Reynolds asked 11 years ago

How do i dead head roses?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
When flowers have gone over, the individual flower, or truss of flowers, and part of the stem can be pruned back to a healthy bud. This encourages continued flowering.

There is no point in doing this with rose varieties that are once-flowering, only those that have new buds coming on and repeat flower. 

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