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Does the rose not shed its leaves in winter. Mine is still full of leaves they have never died off, not sure how much to prune. this is my first atempt at growing roses. bought it last year it is in a container

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  • Posted: Sun. 1st April 2012 11:55

Re: About pruning Sweet Wonder

Reply from Kathy C

Hi, Margaret,
Do you live in an area with mild winters? Or, is the container in a a sheltered spot, possible against a warm house wall? That would best explain the leaves persisting. As far as pruning goes, and despite the leaves remaining, treat it as the patio rose it is. Full instructions for pruning 'Sweet Wonder' are here on Shoot, including when to prune. Just add it to your 'Plants I Have' list and you will get links are pruning instructions.
All the best,
Kathy C

  • Posted: Mon. 2nd April 2012 17:58