The Q&A Archives: Anivil Or Bypass , Which Is Best Pruner For Rosebushes?

Question: Please tell me if I should use a bypass or an anvil pruner for my roses. I have
hybrid teas, climbers, tree, and groundcover roses.

Answer: In my experience the by-pass pruners are preferable in almost all situations because the anvil type tend to crush the stem rather than slice it clean.

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