Black Thorns on Rose Bush - Knowledgebase Question

Orwigsburg, Pe
Question by reganmm
April 5, 2009
Is it normal for a rosebush to have black thorns? Only half the bush has black thorns, the rest are brown.


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Answer from NGA
April 5, 2009

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Sometimes the thorns will turn black with age. As long as the plant is otherwise healthy, I wouldn't worry about it. There are no diseases associated with the thorns turning from brown to black.

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