Roses
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Can tree roses be pruned down with a short trunk? Just purchased a new house with 12 tree roses right in the view. Would like to

Zone Fresno ca | Anonymous added on August 24, 2019 | Answered

save them if they will come out closer to the ground. Thanks!

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 26, 2019

Tree roses are meant to be appreciated at "eye level" and are rose bushes that are grafted onto a tree trunk. You would prune them for shape like any rose, but you would have to steer clear of the graft union.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/learn-more-about-tree-roses.htm

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