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Hi all. What's the general concensus on planting rose Souvenir du Docteur Jamain against a south facing fence, but under the shade of two mature fruit trees. Good idea? I currently have one against a north facing hedge but it's doing badly and needs moving. Don't have a west or east facing aspect that's plantable.



I found it needed a bit of molly coddling to get the best from it. Likes a sheltered sunny place, like all of us. Awful in a pot where it suffered badly from downy mildew.

8 Dec, 2013


if its not thriving it will die any way so what's too lose. move it, cosset it until it is established and fingers crossed.

8 Dec, 2013


It likes a bright position but doesn't like hot sun. How much shade do the trees cast?

8 Dec, 2013


Thanks everyone. I'll move it and see what happens. They are mature apple and plum trees and it's reasonably shady underneath.

10 Dec, 2013

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