Bareroot Roses - Knowledgebase Question

Culpeper, VA
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Question by macgranddadd
February 19, 2001
When should I plan bareroot roses in the uppersouth zone?

Answer from NGA
February 19, 2001
Roses sold as bareroot are dormant and can be planted anytime after you receive them. Be sure to soak the roots for several hours (or overnight) before planting. Dig a hole large enough for the roots to spread out naturally, then place a small mound of soil in the bottom of the hole and drape the roots over the mound. Position your new rose so the graft (bud union) is 2"-3" above the soil surface. Water well after planting.

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