pruningbushes - Knowledgebase Question

bellbuckle, tn
Avatar for darlamae1
Question by darlamae1
September 23, 2006
is it safe to cut back knockout roses in mid, september?

Answer from NGA
September 23, 2006
I would wait and cut them back in the spring. The reason is that late season pruning will stimulate late season growth that will not have time to harden before winter. This can increase the amount of winter damage and stress to your plant.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )