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By Alextb

London, England Eng

I have bought a purple climbing rose, just because I don't see purple roses round where I live and I thought it would look nice.

When should I plant it out?

Should I pot it up and wait until the weather is warmer, or plant it straight outside?

Any advice welcome

Thanks in advance.



I'd pop it in a pot until mid feb. I gather it is bare root or is it already in a pot. If it is just leave it and make sure it doesnt dry out.

4 Jan, 2011


It is bare root, so will pop it in a pot, shoidl I put it outside or bring it in until February?

4 Jan, 2011


i'd put it outside but sheltered if possible.

4 Jan, 2011


And don't forget to plant it deep when you do plant it out. Final soil level a couple of inches above the graft union. Worthy

4 Jan, 2011


Thanks a lot both of you

4 Jan, 2011


I would plant it anytime from now when the soil is not frozen or waterlogged. If the soil freezes again later, remember to re-tread around it in spring in case it has lifted a bit. Water it all summer long too.

5 Jan, 2011


O.K, thanks

5 Jan, 2011

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