The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Rose Pruning Time

January and early February before Valentine's Day, has traditionally been rose pruning time in Arizona.

Our experts at Cooperative Extension are getting lots of YOUR questions this time of year.

And while your rosebushes may not be ready with bunches of flowers for your sweetheart in time for Valentine's Day...

Rosebushes do need different types and timing of pruning depending on their variety....Head to the links below, for more information.

And click here to read a recent story from UA News about roses, thorns, and Valentine's Day.