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Hackettstown, NJ Zone 6A
roseman2145
May 6, 2020 8:44 AM CST
We had usually warm weather the first two weeks of April and my roses started to leaf out.
We had usually cold nights the last couple of weeks. Some nights went down to 26 degrees.
The leaves that are on the roses are turning black and curling up. The new red growth coming up from the bases have curled up.
Will the bushes produce new leaves when it gets warmer.
Name: Luis
Hurst, TX, U.S.A. (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Region: Texas Salvias Roses Hibiscus Plumerias
luis_pr
May 6, 2020 9:13 AM CST
Yes but not quickly so have some patience. You may also need to observe it some branches were affected as well. Those branches would brown out. Next time, try using some frost cloth/shhets/blankets and watering deeply to see if that helps. Maintain 2-4" of mulch at all times for times like this or when it is hot or very windy.
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Name: seil
St Clair Shores, MI (Zone 6a)
Roses Garden Photography Region: Michigan
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seilMI
May 6, 2020 5:59 PM CST
Yes, I agree with Luis. I go through this most springs. But PLEASE do not use bubble wrap. Do not use any type of plastic to protect them. It can actually cause worse freeze burn to happen. Get plant row cloth if you wish to cover them or just use old sheets. I do not cover mine anymore. I just let nature take its course. Covering them all (75 roses in three big beds) is very difficult and sometimes, if it rains or snows, can damage the roses from the weight.

Remove any parts that are dried and curled up. New leaves and shoots will appear in a few weeks.
Name: Luis
Hurst, TX, U.S.A. (Zone 8a)
Dog Lover Region: Texas Salvias Roses Hibiscus Plumerias
luis_pr
May 6, 2020 10:57 PM CST
I too have practicality as an issue. Too many roses and hydrangeas to protect from late frosts. Many of them have a "bad habit" of blooming from January-February instead of following my directions to "wait" until way after my average date of last frost. They do not seem to understand when I talk to them. Go figure. Even the dog does the same. Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Ha!
Hackettstown, NJ Zone 6A
roseman2145
May 7, 2020 3:32 AM CST
Thank You! Thank You!

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