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How to train climbing roses to encourage many more flowers

All too often climbing roses can be seen producing most of their flowers high up in the air and very few lower down. By training stems horizontally as much as possible, new shoots will be encouraged to grow, producing many more flowers across the whole height of the rose.

 

 

Stagger pruning to encourage climbing roses to produce many more flowers

Simply by staggering pruning, climbing roses will produce many more flowers over the whole of the rose, instead of just waving in the wind at the very top of the plant, as seen all too often.