Pruning/cutting Rosa Rugosa - Knowledgebase Question

Bala Cynwyd, PA
Question by wjansjr
August 30, 1999
I need to know the method of pruning/cutting Rosa Rugosa. Will cutting it back promote new growth and how far should it be cut back?


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Answer from NGA
August 30, 1999

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In contrast to the hybrid tea type of roses, rugosas do not require much pruning at all. Each winter, simply remove any dead wood.

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