Best Rose Pruning Gloves 2021

Tuesday, 16 March 2021  |  Sean

Spring is the best time of the year to prune your roses as the warmer weather leads to an acceleration in the pace that your roses grow. The best way to prune your roses effectively is to have an excellent pair of Rose Pruning Gloves that protect against your hands. We've created this handy guide to help you prune your roses without risk to your hands.

Rose Pruning Gloves are the key to pruning your roses effectively
Rose Pruning Gloves are the key to pruning your roses effectively

How to Find Your Rose Pruning Gloves

To find the ideal rose pruning gloves for you, you can either click on the below point to head on down to the gloves of your choice, or you can scroll down and view all of the gloves in full. Our top picks are:


Best All-Round Rose Pruning Gloves

Winner: HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Cut and puncture resistant with three layers of SuperFabric
 Ideal for professional and amateur gardening tasks
 Offer enough grip and flexibility for grabbing tools, equipment and materials
 Ideal for grabbing thorns and more

Perfect For...

 Professional and amateur all-round rose pruning jobs

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening Gloves are our most popular rose pruning gloves, with exceptional thorn protection on the palms supported by impressive dexterity, breathability and comfort.


Best Rigger Rose Pruning Gloves

Winner: Briers Reinforced Rigger Gardening Gloves

Briers Reinforced Rigger Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Rigger gloves are thick enough to handle thorns without hand injury risk
 Thicker design is ideal for tough gardening jobs
 Safety cuff protects the wrist when handling roses
 Good mechanical protection for handling thorns, twigs and shrubbery

Perfect For...

 Handling roses and putting hands into shrubbery

Not the Best For...

 High flexibility See our solution)
 Cold weather (See our solution)
 Wet weather (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The highly popular Briers Reinforced Rigger Gardening Gloves are tough leather rigger gloves that can resist thorns, and while they lack in dexterity, they do use a special extended cuff that can protect the wrist against hazards.


Best Water-Resistant Rose Pruning Gloves

Winner: Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Men's Original Water Repellent Gloves

Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Men's Original Water Repellent Work Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Tough leather heavy duty gardening gloves for getting to grip with roses
 Water-resistant palm ideal for use in damp weather work
 Reinforced patch is perfect for handling thorns and more
 Impressive dexterity for handling small roses too

Perfect For...

 Rose pruning tasks in wet weather

Not the Best For...

 Thermal work (See our solution)
 High dexterity work (See our solution)
 Extremely sharp thorns (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Cutter CW300 Goatskin Leather Men's Gloves are water-repellent gloves with a reinforced patch, allowing you to prune roses in damper weather and in the morning on damp plants.


Best Rose Pruning Gauntlets with Wrist Protection

Winner: Briers Ultimate Suede Gloves

Briers Ultimate Suede Gauntlets

Why We Love Them...

 Extra tough extra durable gloves with outstanding gauntlet protection
 Tough construction means that you can handle thorns without risk to hands
 Good fingertip dexterity for handling roses
 Tough design can handle pretty much anything your garden throws at them

Perfect For...

 Heavy duty rose pruning thanks to extended cuff

Not the Best For...

 High dexterity gardening (See our solution)
 Cold weather work (See our solution)
 Wet work (See our solution)

Editor's View: The extra long Briers Ultimate Suede Gauntlets use suede leather to provide superior thorn protection to your forearms, while good fingertip sensitivity means that you can handle thorns and roses without risk to your hands or arms.


Best High Dexterity Rose Pruning Gloves

Winner: MCR Safety CT1018PU PU Coated Diamond Dyneema Cut Resistant Gloves

MCR Safety CT1018PU PU Coated Diamond Dyneema Cut Resistant Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Lightweight and high dexterity for outstanding precision control
 Dyneema lining protects against thorns during handling
 Lightweight design is perfect for extended use
 Combination of dexterity and sensitivity for tactile tasks 

Perfect For...

 Handling small roses and rose pruning that demand dexterity

Not the Best For...

 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Heavy duty protection (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Our penultimate option are the MCR Safety CT1018PU PU Coated Diamond Dyneema Cut Resistant Gloves which combine outstanding dexterity and sensitivity with impressive cut resistance, making them ideal for precision rose pruning that demands tactile work.


Best Thermal Rose Pruning Gloves

Winner: Briers Ultimate Warmth Thermal Gardening Gloves

Briers Ultimate Warmth Thermal Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Thermal lining is ideal for use in sub zero and winter work
 Offers maximum grip for handling rose stalks and branches
 Flexible design gives you more control during precision gardening
 Good all round protection for rose thorn protection

Perfect For...

 Rose pruning in freezing weather

Not the Best For...

 High thorn risk work (See our solution)
 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Wrist and lower arm protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Finally, the Briers Ultimate Warmth Thermal Gardening Gloves use a thermal lining to keep the hands warm in freezing temperatures, while good dexterity and good grip allow you to handle roses and their thorns with ease.

View the Full Range

If you haven't found what you are looking for here, then don't worry as we have a full range of Gardening Gloves on our website. Alternatively, you can view our range of Rose Pruning Gloves to find more thornproof rose pruning gloves.

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