Dead heading roses - Knowledgebase Question

charlestown, Ma
Question by sacarr36
June 26, 2009
When my roses bloom then dry out do i need to cut back the ends that are dried?

Answer from NGA
June 26, 2009


When the flowers fade, cut off the flowering stem all the way down to a 5-leaflet leaf. This is where new flowering stems will emerge. It also keeps your rosebush looking attractive when you remove the entire flowering stem. Enjoy your roses!

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