Rose Pruning Essentials

Zimmerman, Paul
January 2012
American Rose;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p60
The article provides information on the favorite pruning tools of Biltmore International Rose Trials coordinator Paul Zimmerman in North Carolina. According to Zimmerman, the Felco model 21 loppers are very easy to use and cut beautifully. He adds that the battery powered reciprocating saw allows users to cut in tight places without damaging the canes. The use of the Felco Model 7 secateurs and the basic Corona pruning saw model are also discussed.


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