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Do I need to winterize rooting rose cuttings?

Posted by Garden_Gab none (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 20, 11 at 16:40

I have some rose cuttings that I am rooting. They have been in the ground for a few weeks now and appear to be doing well. As the weather gets colder, should I mulch them somehow? For a description of the area they are in, please see my blog.

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RE: Do I need to winterize rooting rose cuttings?

  • Posted by seil z6 MI (My Page) on
    Tue, Oct 25, 11 at 11:16

I've only done it once but I had a cutting I'd stuck in the ground like that late in the year and didn't want to disturb it. So I took an old flower pot and cut the bottom out of it and turned it over the top of the cutting then filled it with shredded leaves. I pushed soil up around the outside of the pot to hold it in place too. It worked fine for me and the rose took off the next spring.


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RE: Do I need to winterize rooting rose cuttings?

yes just add chopped leaves around the cuttings. You could use Styrofoam to make a box around them, then fill it with leaves.


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