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Is the old wood dead, and why?

Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:29 pm
by Patch
About 5 years ago we three planted knock-out rose bushes which have done well, especially last summer when they got big (about 5.5 feet tall) and bloomed late into the Fall. All year we kept thinking “wow, I can’t believe how beautiful those bushes look!â€

Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:45 pm
by applestar
Did you have a particularly cold winter? It sounds like the cultivar above the graft has died off and the root stock is sprouting from below.