Where to prune your roses. I prune all my bush roses during late winter, before new growth starts. This can vary from year to year, according to the prevailing weather conditions. After last year’s long, cold winter for example, I didn’t prune until early March. But in milder years, it can be a month earlier. Feb 07, February and September Depends where you live. In colder climates you dont want to trim any rosebush after Aug 1st.
THis encourages new growth, and you do not want to do that too close to Fall/Winter. Jan 17, Remove any dead or diseased branches. Branches that are small and skinny or leaves with yellow splotches may indicate a fungal infection in your roses.
Cut off the branches about 1⁄2 in ( cm) below the diseased area to stop the spread of infection. An infection on your rose bush doesn’t mean an imminent death%(4). Old garden roses are sometimes called heirloom roses. They are roses developed beforewhen modern hybrid tea roses were introduced. Old garden roses do not need extensive pruning in fall.
Hard-pruning can ruin their shapes and reduce their flowering. Feb 27, Can i trim rose bushes in february keep an eye out for the forsythia- and when it starts to bloom, start to prune. Web producer’s note: Some readers have been frustrated by this advice, as forsythia does not grow in their area. In those locales, you can check top soil temperature to a depth of at least 6 inches. If it’s above 55°F, you should be good to prune your bushtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins.