Should I cover

dmoore66_gardener(6)March 27, 2012

Just bought a barerooted kordes perfecta that has several new shoots about a inch long. I want to plant this rose today.

Should i cover the shoots with shredded mulch for a week or so or can it survive the way it is?

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Krista_5NY

I cover the canes with mulch for up to a week, as the new shoots are especially vulnerable to heat, cold and wind.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:40AM
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JessicaBe(5-6 Central Ohio)

I heard you should soak bare root roses in a 5 gal bucket or submerge it in water overnight before you plant it...

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:50AM
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dmoore66_gardener(6)

Thanks

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 3:54PM
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