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May 2, 2020 10:18 AM CST
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Goodyear, AZ
I have had my tea roses for many, many years. They have always bloomed one bloom to one stem. This year they are blooming 3-4 blooms to one stem. Why?
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May 2, 2020 10:55 AM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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Lucky you! Are they really tea roses or are they hybrid teas? A name or picture would help too.
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May 2, 2020 2:43 PM CST
Milpitas, CA
The more mature the cane that they come from, the more blooms they will produce in bunches.

If you let your canes mature for years, they will produce more flowers per cane (stem).
May 2, 2020 3:22 PM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Cathy, just accept it girl!
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