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As a general rule of thumb, roses that flower only once in a season should be pruned right after flowering and roses that flower several times during the season should be pruned in late March or early April once the buds start to break (swell and green up): the adage. Feb 27, Everyone seems confused as to when they should prune their roses.
Interestingly enough, most seem to feel it should revolve around man-made calendar dates like October or January. Some advocate pruning later, some sooner, and some say just do it when you have stumpmulching.barted Reading Time: 6 mins.
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Dec 15, One of the safest times to prune most rose bushes is during the dormant period in winter, between December and the end of February. To ensure that.
May 01, For shrub roses and bushy floribundas like 'Iceberg', cut back to the desired size a couple of times a year. (Wear leather gloves when pruning the viciously thorny 'Knock Out' or you may pass out from blood loss.) For heirloom and species roses, prune after flowering in spring.