teuth

Roses: can laterals grow from laterals?

teuth
15 days ago

With climbing roses, I've read about and experienced the effect of lateral canes growing off main canes, and how the main cane will sprout more laterals if it's pinned or tied horizontally...


But I'm wondering if this effect can be chained - if you have a long lateral cane growing off a main cane, and you bend the lateral cane so that it is horizontal(ish), could the lateral produce its own set of grandchild laterals?


I have 3 roses, one of which is a climber, and none of which are older than 3 years. I am very new to roses!

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