Time For Pruning Climbers - Knowledgebase Question

Billings, MT
Question by buttermilksk
August 27, 2000
When should I prune my climbing roses?


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Answer from NGA
August 27, 2000

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Climbing roses bloom on new stems that grow on old wood. Pruning them back in late winter will encourage new, flowering stems. If you don't prune, most of the new growth will be at the ends of the main canes instead of lateral stems that produce flowers.

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