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Pruning Carpet Roses

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Dennis Western WA
(k7fl@arrl.net) on
Sat, Jan 28, 06 at 19:37

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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RE: Pruning Carpet Roses

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.


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