How to Plant Bare-Root Roses

The world’s favorite flower has a surprisingly humble start in its bare-root form, consisting of a mass of roots and three to five green stems covered in thorns. From bare root to bloom, it’s hard to believe the startling transformation that takes place within a few weeks after the rose is planted in the garden.

Roses come in two forms: bare root and in containers. The majority of roses start out as bare-root plants and go in the ground in winter or early spring.

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