planting bare root roses in Port Charlotte Florida after the freeze - Knowledgebase Question

Port Charlotte, Fl
Question by passato
January 14, 2010
Since the January freeze of 26 deg, I want to plant bare root roses. Do I need to wait or now that it is 50-70 deg. is it safe?

Answer from NGA
January 14, 2010


Bareroot roses are in a dormant state and can be planted anytime the ground is not frozen. You can plant now and when the weather stays consistently warm the plants will leaf out. Be sure to water your roses well after planting to help settle the soil. Good luck with your roses.

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