Jul 15, How to Prune Roses After Bloom. Roses require care to encourage healthy growth with abundant blooms and pruning is an essential part of that care regimen.
The only roses that need to be pruned. The best time to cut back roses is on spring when the buds start to swell on your rose plants. The bumps on the canes should be huge and reddish in hue by then. Timing your pruning before those buds open.
Here is a short tutorial on how to cut back your overgrown roses:Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Nov 28, These roses tend to bloom on old wood. It’s fine to remove winter-killed branches or otherwise damaged wood early in the year, but defer your annual pruning until summer, after the peak of bloom.
Prune to remove undesirable canes and to shape and train growth.