Why is a rose stem prickly?

Answer The rose plant need this adaptation so to protect itself to prevent other animals to consume it or pluck its flowers off.

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Rose Stem Diseases?

Roses are vulnerable to many diseases that affect the stems of the flowers. Some diseases target the stems in particular, while others affect the whole plant. Does thi... Read More »

Rose Stem Disease?

Roses are beautiful and delicate. They require a great deal of care to keep them lush and thriving. Sometimes even the most cautious of gardeners can damage their roses without intending to. Like a... Read More »

Can I Grow a Rose of Sharon From a Stem?

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) displays lovely cup-shaped, single or double flowers in shades of red, pink, white and purple. Grown as a shrub or small tree, this deciduous plant can reach up t... Read More »

How do I grow roses from a rose stem?

CuttingChoose an old rose variety that is grown from its own root stock, and plan to make the cutting during early fall. Cut the faded bloom or rose hip off just before the first leaves. Make the s... Read More »