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Should I cover

Posted by dmoore66_gardener 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 27, 12 at 10:04

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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RE: Should I cover

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


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RE: Should I cover

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


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RE: Should I cover

Thanks


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