climbing rose

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Old 05-19-08, 01:20 PM
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climbing rose

can i plant a climbing rose bush at the base of a utility pole? i've been told that the creisot (sp) use to stop the pole from rotting will kill the rose, is this true?
 

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Old 05-19-08, 04:17 PM
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Unless you have some pretty old poles they're no longer using creosote as far as I know. At any rate, I'm prettty sure I've seen various vines climbing up power poles.

I'm not sure the power company would appreciate the climbing rose on their pole.
 
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If you plsnt a rose with thorns and the utility company has to climb the rose, say goodby to your rose. I wouldn't do it.

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