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When to Nip Knockout Roses at the Bud

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When to Nip Knockout Roses at the Bud

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The process of nipping flowers in the bud is called "deadheading". Deadheading knockout roses is not necessary or recommended, as this variety of rose is self-cleaning according to Ohio State University's horticulture department.

Keywords: rose care, deadheading, cutting roses

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Kay Abbot was first published in 2004 with articles written for Triond. She is a second-year psychology student with the University of Phoenix.