Asked June 6, 2019, 11:06 PM EDT

Newport Or can I still prune back uncared for scraggly old bush roses?

Lincoln County Oregon

1 Response

Hello, the best time to prune roses in February when roses are dormant. But you can prune out dead or diseased branches anytime. There's no harm in a light pruning in the fall. Many gardeners like to trim established roses back to about waist height by late November.