Posted by Kelley Triplett on Nov 29th 2017
What is Winter Protection?
It consists of cutting back the roses to about 36" high and covering the center of the plant with mulch. This is done in early December after we have had several frosts and the roses have gone semi dormant.
Why is it Important?
Winter protection is important even in North Carolina where the winters are generally mild. I would think winterizing as insurance for your roses.
How Do I Winterize?
Cut Back Roses in December
Things to Remember
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All departments of Witherspoon will be closed November 16th for our Annual Staff Development Retreat. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will reopen November 17th for regular business hours.
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