Pruning Carpet Roses

DennisJanuary 28, 2006

The carpet roses I planted 2 years ago are getting leggy - any wisdom on how they tolerate pruning? Is this a spring time task?

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

The respond beautifully to heavy pruning, and this ought to be done a couple of times a year to keep them nice and shrubby and productive. I would probably do it just before the expected flush of growth in the spring, so that you don't have bare sticks sticking out of the ground very long.

    Bookmark   January 29, 2006 at 9:31AM
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