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Bought a rosebush, but can't plant it yet

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by murphyette on March 22, 2006 11:55 PM
I bought a rosebush the other day from Menards. I know, I know...but it was only $2.88, and it looks really healthy. Has new canes starting to grow and everything. Anyway, I am in MI...should I plant ti now, and just cover it in case of frost, or wait a couple weeks? Right now it is in the typical bag type wrapping/packaging they come in. Leave it in that and keep it moist, or stick it in a bucket with a couple inches of water? Do I keep it in the house until I can plant? It is called Pink Peace, and is a hybrid Tea Rose.

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Jody
by peppereater on March 23, 2006 01:55 AM
Can you keep it in the garage, or someplace dark and cool?
You would be better off planting it than keeping it in the house where it's warm. I assume your ground is not frozen? If you plant it, mound lots of straw or leaves around it until it is safe.

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