Pruning Plants
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is it OK to cut the old blooms off after they have opened and died.

Zone Michigan | Anonymous added on June 3, 2016 | Answered

I would like to know when it is okay to cut the blooms After they have withered away and how to cut them because do I cut them short or leave them long.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 4, 2016

You can remove the spent blooms. You just need to cut them off right behind the bloom.This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/rose-deadheading.htm

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