rose bush hybrid tea rose - Knowledgebase Question

Brooklyn, Ne
Question by jgsznice
March 28, 2008
My rose bush dosen't have any branches. Will new ones grow on it? It had one stem on it but it was knocked off during winter. I live in zone 6 mid atlantic.

Answer from NGA
March 28, 2008


If the roots of your rose bush are healthy the plant should grow new canes. I'd cut the stem down to about 12" from ground level and wait for new canes to develop. When the canes grow to 12-18" you can prune them at that level and new branches should develop.

Best wishes with your roses!

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