How to prune climbing roses

How to prune climbing roses

Discover how to keep climbing roses in check by cutting back in autumn – Monty Don shows you how.

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A well-trained climbing rose can look spectacular, and autumn is the ideal time to prune this vigorous plant to encourage flowering and keep it within bounds. In this practical video guide from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don takes you through the process step by step, showing you how and where to cut, as he prunes a wall-trained rose, ‘Madame Grégoire Staechelin’, which produces an abundance of fragrant pink flowers from May through to autumn.

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