3 years to reach maturity
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Moyes Rose Overview
Rosa moyesii is a large, deciduous shrub species capable of growing 4m high and wide. It has arching stems bearing dark green foliage and a spreading, branched habit. Deep scarlet blooms appear in the summer, they are arranged singly or in clusters and lead onto pendant, red, flask-shaped hips. These are not true fruits, instead, they are termed accessory fruits or false fruits as they include other flower parts and thus haven't developed solely from the ovary.
Common problems with Moyes Rose
May be affected by rose leafhoppers, rose leaf-rolling sawfly. Deer and rabbits are also known to cause damage.
How to propagate Moyes Rose
Chip budding best done in summer.
Hardwood cuttings best done in autumn.
Hybrids are often propagated by grafting.
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