Almost any rose is top-notch in my book but I have a special.
Jul 10, The rose cuttings that one is going to try to root are best taken from the stems of the rose bush that have just flowered and about to be deadheaded. The rose cutting should be 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm.) in length measuring down the stem from the base of the bloom.
By Julie Richards.
Use a spade to dig a wide circle around the base of the rose bush. Leave a circumference of at least 2 feet, depending upon the age of the rose. Digging out the entire root ball at once is easier. Jul 05, You can also wound the rose cutting by slicing a straight line with a razor, sharp knife, or xacto knife straight into the cane and not scrape away the green part.
Dip rose cutting in Rooting Hormone After you have wounded your rose cutting or slips, brush the wounded ends with a rooting hormone or solution.4/5(1).