1. How to Prune Roses and Remove Dead Growth.
The best time to prune most roses is in late winter or very early spring, before the plants break dormancy (when the buds begin to swell), or when the plants are just starting to send out new growth in the form of tiny, red buds. This is around the time when forsythia bushes bloom. May 22, While it’s healthy to prune rose plants late in the winter, in anticipation of spring growth, you should not prune rose plants late in the fall.
Avoid pruning rose plants after October 1 (in the northern hemisphere), or they could be damaged by cold weather. %(1). Nov 28, Climbing roses prune best in mid-winter and repeat-blooming roses during late winter. Hybrids are often pruned in early spring, while established garden roses are hardly pruned at all.
Nov 02, Pruning rose plants after the last bloom stores the roses energy during the dormant season. The removal of spent blooms (where the seeds are stored) and cutting the canes to inches will help protect the roses from the damaging cold winds of bushlop.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins.