Good morning, I left some "stragglers" long branches that had the last roses on them before winter.  I always thought you should wait til spring to trim them back again.

My Husband said he saw on tv the other day that you are supposed to do it NOW

while the sap is down, I don't want to damage them.  It just snowed and the ground is frozen.  What do you think?   A reply would be fabulous.   Thank You.


Corki Feltman

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We always trim them back to about 4 to 8 inches in the fall...............if you have bad winters you can mulch but take it off in the spring.
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