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Could anyone tell me how to take cuttings from roses. I have a beautiful yellow rose and an equally lovely red one, I do not know the names of these roses as I bought them from Friars Roses a few years ago, in a sale.



the RHS has instructions on how to do it, either from hardwood or semi ripe cuttings, here's the link:

You'll need to scroll down to propagation, towards the end.

Note that a lot of roses are on a different rootstock - this is done usually to make a stronger plant, because the grafted part, the part you want with the flowers on, isn't a strong grower without a good rootstock, but its still worth trying cuttings to see how they do as they grow.

3 Aug, 2015


Many root incredibly easily - I stuck a cut stem in a pot of compost one year and it flowered the next.

3 Aug, 2015

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