Posted: 20/06/2013 at 17:23
If its got buds on I would wait and see if I like the flower. It is probable that they are all suckers growing from the rootstock, in which case you will get a wild type flower like a dog rose.. In that case , exterminate. Large spade, strong back and plenty of digging. If necessary get a fit young male to do the hard work. Worth spending some money to save your back.