Roses forum: Braiding rose cuttings?

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Jul 29, 2020 1:30 PM CST
Could rose cuttings (after being rooted) be braided to create a thick base stem? I've seen it done with many plants but never roses.
Name: Porkpal
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Jul 29, 2020 2:08 PM CST
Try it and let us know how it works!
Name: seil
St Clair Shores, MI (Zone 6a)
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Jul 29, 2020 2:44 PM CST
Not sure how that would work with a thorned rose but maybe one of the thorneless ones! Reine des Violettes?
Coastal Southern California (Zone 13a)
Jul 29, 2020 3:37 PM CST
But do remember that, if the rose is rooted, it will soon put up thicker, more mature canes all on its own.
SW Ohio River Valley (Zone 6b)
Jul 29, 2020 4:35 PM CST
... and unless you remove the bud eyes, it will send out numerous shoots along the stem. Try it!

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