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Propagating Roses

NEW varieties of rose are raised from seed, but the main method of increasing stock is by budding, which consists of taking a leaf-bud from the cultivated tree and inserting it into an understock. Some trees are also obtained by … Continue reading

02. May 2017 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses – Growing Roses from Seed

Growing Roses from Seed Roses can be raised from seed, although this is by no means the best way of propagating plants of good quality. Some nurseries offer seed of so-called ‘Fairy’ roses, R. chinensis minima or R. multiflora nana. … Continue reading

11. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses by Layering

Propagating Roses – Layering If only a few plants are required, roses with long flexible stems can be increased by layering. Multiflora-type ramblers and those bred from R. wichuraiana root easily by this method; indeed ‘Temple Bells’, a cultivar closely … Continue reading

11. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses – Taking Rose Cuttings

Rose Cuttings Generally speaking, Nurseries do not find it worth while to try to produce roses on their own roots. There are various reasons for this, but one is outstanding: in these days of grading, lack of uniformity in the … Continue reading

11. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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How to Propagate Roses

Propagating Roses Many amateur gardeners derive great satisfaction from propagating their own roses. There are four basic methods of doing this: by budding, cuttings, layering, and seeds.   Budding The majority of roses grown in the United Kingdom by commercial … Continue reading

11. March 2011 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses – Growing Roses from Rose Seeds

Growing Roses from Rose Seeds Roses can be readily raised from seeds, but this is a method of propagation which should only be used for stocks and species, or for definite crosses between garden roses which have been made with … Continue reading

27. July 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses – Rose Grafting, Cuttings and Layering Roses

Grafting Roses Grafting is chiefly employed by trade rose growers for the rapid increase of new varieties. The advantage in this case is that the work can be carried out in a warm greenhouse in January or February. Then buds … Continue reading

27. July 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Propagating Roses – How to Information for Growing Roses

Propagating Roses Roses can be increased by various means such as budding, grafting, cuttings, layering and from seeds, but budding is the method most commonly employed for the majority of garden varieties.  I shall highlight these methods of increase in … Continue reading

26. July 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Rose Types – Rambling Rose, Climbing Rose, Miniature Rose etc

Wide Variety of Rose Types The rose has had a very long history as a garden plant having been cultivated since the earliest days of civilisation. The Persians knew and grew it and so did the Romans. It has been … Continue reading

25. July 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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Successful Rose Planting Tips and Faults to Avoid

Rose Planting Procedure Rose planting is a bit of an art form, but roses can be planted in the open ground at any time from late October to late March, but from past experience I have found that November is … Continue reading

22. July 2010 by Dave Pinkney
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