planting - Knowledgebase Question

Name: suburbangarden13
rochester, Ne
Question by suburbangarden13
April 1, 2009
when is it safe to plant root stock flowers, live roses and columbines as well as bareroot roses. i got them in the mail but want to know what date it would be safe to plant them


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Answer from NGA
April 1, 2009

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Your average last frost date in May 18. Bare root plants can go into the ground about 3-4 weeks prior to your last frost because the plants are dormant and can take cold soil. When the soil warms up the plants will wake up and sprout new growth.

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