If your rose doesn't exactly match one these groups, then.
Sep 17, Instructions. Prune Group 1 Shrub Roses. Group 1 shrub roses include include Gallica roses, Father Hugo roses, musk roses, and Scotch or Burnet roses. Prune these Prune Group 2 Shrub Roses.
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Prune Group 3 Shrub Roses. Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. In the late fall, prune roses back by about one-third of their height. This helps prevent breaking of canes in winter winds. Climbing Roses: Old-fashioned rambling roses and one-time spring-blooming climbers produce best shoots growing off one-year-old wood, and they should not be pruned.
How to Prune Rose Bushes in the Fall General Guidelines for Pruning All Roses. Remove all faded and spent flowers on the rose bushes. This is called Fall Pruning of Specific Types of Roses. Hybrid Teas and Floribundas. Reduce the overall height of each hybrid tea and floribunda rose bush by.