When do i prune roses bushes.

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Kenneth McCarthy asked 13 years ago
I have 14 rose bushes and 4 climbing roses. When do i prune each type of roses. Two of the climbing roses gave fantastic flowers early in the year but did nothing afte that, they are not dead but i am wondering if there is something i can do to bring them on.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 5 years ago
Rose bushes can be pruned between November and February, the former in mild areas and in windy places.

The climber (or rambler) that you have is once-flowering and can be pruned after flowering. The distinction between a rambler and climber is at this link: