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By Barris

Hello ,
Perhaps you can help me with the following problem. I have three climbing roses that should all bloom at least twice per season. They are all about four years old but the last two years have seen them flower only once. Because they produce a lot of green growth after the first flowering I have to prune them hard to contain their vigour. I normally feed them in March/April and again in June; this year I only fed the early feed but this has no effect on the flowering cycle, can you please advise?



by cutting them back they cant flower as they are being cut off. The new whippy growth would be better pulled/laid as horizontal as possible as this will encourage flowers to form.
Hope this helps.

27 Jul, 2011


I was told when deadheading always go to the first true leaves ( usually 5 ) not the 3 as sometimes occur just under the bloom as its supposed to then promote new growth

27 Jul, 2011

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