Cutting back - Knowledgebase Question

Chattanooga, TN
Question by jescharf08
February 17, 2009
Roses was not cut back in the fall. Would it be time to cut them back now or in March.
Thank you

Answer from NGA
February 17, 2009


Roses are traditionally pruned back in March, just as new growth begins. If your weather has been warm and you already see new growth, go ahead and prune now. Otherwise, wait until you see the leaf buds beginning to swell. Hope you have some beautiful roses this year!

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