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Sierra Vista Az
Jan 18, 2017 10:36 AM CST
I just pruned my rose bushes in az down to about knee high with 3-5 canes left for growing. From bushes to the 3-5 canes is a big change . My wife wants to know how quickly they will grow back to bushes again as this is our first experience with pruning.

Thank you
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Jan 18, 2017 10:45 AM CST
In my experience well cared for roses will grow 3 or more feet in a growing season.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
Jan 18, 2017 10:55 AM CST
Yep 😁
You will get bigger roses, Pruning the way you did.
For more, and smaller roses you leave more canes.
Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.

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