When to Nip Knockout Roses at the Bud

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.