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I have a very old climbing Rose and I need to reshape it. Would it be ok to do that now in September?



I do mine in late october when it has dropped its leaves or late march at the latest. Once the leaves are off you can get a better view of the shape and the branches you need to remove.
I try to lay the newer stems as close to the horizontal as possible. this encourages the formation of flowers. hope this helps.

21 Sep, 2011


Official advice is that ramblers get done now - climbers, other than having excessively long growths topped or tied in place, are done end of February/early March.

21 Sep, 2011


is new dawn a rambler or a climber, I can never remember?

22 Sep, 2011


Thank you for the advice.

22 Sep, 2011


New Dawn is a rambler, Seaburngirl.

22 Sep, 2011

How do I say thanks?

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