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By Fentoi

Staffordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Climbing rose Dr van Fleet has been happily established in my Stoke on Trent garden for 20 years. This year it started to shoot, but next time I looked at it is was completely dead! I was particularly fond of it and can't understand what has happened to it. Another climber growing next to it is fine.



Apparantly this can sometimes happen and it may have been killed by a fungal infection. Have a little dig around the roots and see if there are any growths. You will probably have to dig it out and burn/bin it. Don't replant a rose in the same spot.

28 May, 2010


Thanks for this reply. My husband hasalready dug it up, and he did not notice anything on the roots, but hard to think what else it might have been. I shall replace it, but as you say in a different spot.

1 Jun, 2010

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