If the steps above sound daunting, you don't have to forgo growing roses.
Prune to remove dead or diseased growth at any time, though it is best to avoid major pruning from late summer through early winter, as the shrubs will be starting to go dormant. Deadhead as the flowers fade to keep shrubs blooming longer. Climbing roses are a special group, and are often pruned treemulch.clubted Reading Time: 5 mins. In the summer, prune rose bushes to remove dead or diseased branches.
Make the cuts one inch below the diseased branch, so only healthy wood remains. Summer is also the time to look for any branches. PRUNING HYBRID TEA ROSES. Hybrid tea rose bushes will respond to hard cutting- say, back to 8- 9 buds if the variety is vigorous, 3- 4 if it is not. With floribundas, a good rule is to cut the strong wood back to within 15 inches of the base, and weaker wood to within 8- 12 inches.
Hybrid tea roses should be further pruned in the.