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Margaret Wiseman


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Rosa Rugosa

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 00:37
I am really grateful for your replies. I've been looking at the huge clump of rosa R & thinking that by the end of the year I will probably cut back hard & then it will grow lower & not look as leggy. Last Autumn we had Waxwings on it which was a first & great so it does have an advantage. I subscribe to G. World but this is my first time on the forum.
I'll be back, it's great.
Thanks all. Margaret,
Hebrides

Rosa Rugosa

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 23:53
Hi Nutcutlet, thank you for your reply. Yes it's too extensive to dig up. Several years ago I cut it down to the ground at the end of the season then used some weedkiller which got rid of it for a few months but not totally. I guess we are stuck with it. I agree & can understand that digging it up & removing all the roots would be the most effective way, but what a job that would be. I just wondered if anyone had tackled a similar problem. I don't really want to use aggressive weedkiller as it would harm nearby shrubs. I thought of trying to remove a part of it but think the rest would invade the cleared part before I could get trees/other shrubs established.
Do you know of anything that might be planted that would overpower it ?

Rosa Rugosa

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 18:18
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