Winter Protection

Hickey, Thomas
September 2008
American Rose;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p16
The article outlines strategies that rose growers can adopt to protect rose plants from severe winter weather. Aside from extreme cold, rose damage can also occur due to very cold winter winds. It relates how the cycle of freezing and thawing damages the rose. It enumerates examples of rose varieties that are hardier in cold weather. It emphasizes the importance of location of roses in the garden in the plant's winter survival.


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