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By Cynthia

Michigan, United States Us

I had a beautiful rose bush but do not know the name. I've had for about 5 years. It has not green leaves on it yet. I live in Michigan. I'm thinking it is dead?



Hi Cynthia, welcome to G O Y , have a look on the stems to see if there are any dormant buds, they will probably be a pinky red colour, if you don't see any, try scraping the bark a little with your thumb nail, below any obviously dead bits and along the stem at intervals, until you find some green underneath where you have scraped, if you don't find any green, then I'm afraid it's dead, Derek.

15 May, 2013


Hi Cynthia ..
congrats. on 5 years on GoY :o)))
... good luck with your rose ..

15 May, 2013


Thanks so much for the info. I will check that out today.

16 May, 2013


Hi Cynthia, sorry about the welcome, I just saw the day & month, never noticed the year, congratulations from me too, Derek.

16 May, 2013


Nice to have an extra welcome after five years.. :o))

16 May, 2013

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