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yes as long as the old rose didnt have any diseases....
Do you prune back the stems of a bare root rose. Mine has a green waxy substance on the larger stems.
I would plant now and prune in late February - we may well get a cold snap before then, and any new growth might get nipped back so if you prune then it will give the resulting new growth a better chance
Agree with Dove and I'd also suggest planting them a little deeper to cover and protect potential buds at the bottom of the stems. Some new roses arrived at about this time last year and had rather a lot of fresh growth on them which was later killed by frosts. I was experimenting with planting depth at the time and out of the 4, the 2 I planted deeper sent up new shoots from the buried stems in the spring and flowered just fine. The two planted with the graft at soil level died.
I have just planted a bare-root rose that I had heeled in. Do I prune the new growth it put on while I was waiting to plant.it or feed and keep watering. It does not look happy
moyia i'm not an expert but Id not just yet, plant it deep with microrhizal funghi and plaenty of horse poo, give it a nice feed and i think it should perk up within a week or 2
I am planting bare rooted roses ( and fruit tees for that matter) now - beginning of April. I am in Greece and the soil is already nice and warm. I got the roses with wax on and have pruned back to just over the top of a bud. Have I done right?
I wouldn't disturb it now as it'll be more or less dormant. I'd do it in late February, just as it's waking up and starting into growth. Use John Innes No 3 soil based compost. You can do it's spring pruning at the same time.
If it's in a pot at the moment I'd just wrap the pot in a couple of layers of bubblewrap to protect the pot and roots from any severe frosts until you re-pot it.
Rosemummy touched on this above.......and I would stress the importance of using Mycorrhizal Fungi, particularly if planting where roses have grown previously.
There have been some change in thinking re planting depths since I started out, but I still plant mine the old way i.e. with the graft union just above the surface of the soil. Modern thinking dictates the graft union being "at soil level (not below as this is reported to increase the risk of rose dieback)".......as per the RHS.
Rholda, yes you can repot now. ideal time for it. the best roses are now supplied bare root at this time of year.