DeRoo, Kathy
July 2011
American Rose;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p64
The article focuses on the rose propagation method using the rootstock of another rose in budding or grafting roses. Some of the advantages in using rootstock for propagation include, efficiency, cost-effectiveness and quality of production. Tom Carruth, director of research and marketing at Weeks Roses, explains why the Climber Dr. Huey is the most commonly used rootstock. Information is presented on proprietary rootstock known as RW patented by Jackson & Perkins and bred specifically for tree roses.


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