Picking Rose Hips

I have taken some of the wild rose bush round balls off the bush and someone told me if I let them dry out I can use these to plant a rose bush in my back yard. Is this true and if so how would I go about doing this?

Hardiness Zone: 6b

By Gloria from Dresden, ME

Ad

Answers

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 27, 2010 Flag
0 found this helpful

I want to try and grow some roses from seed, but I have read some articles that say to pick the hips before they wrinkle. It is February, so are the hips still good? There are some still left on my plants, can I use them? Any feedback would be very helpful. Thanks!

Hardiness Zone: 5b


Chris from Clinton, MO

Answers:

Picking Rose Hips

In MN, I picked rose hips mid-winter, removed the outer shell and planted them in a good soil mix. I had excellent results. Wrinkles happen to rose hips and they'll happen to your friend. (02/23/2009)

By Kristine, SC

Comment On This PostWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Related
In This Article
Rose hips on rough wood background.
Growing Roses from Seed
Next >︎
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening RosesJune 27, 2010
Guides
Red Climbing Roses
Transplanting a Climbing Rose Plant
ripening rose hips
Health Benefits of Rose Hips
rose hip tea in a glass cup
Using Rose Hips
Picking a Christmas Tree
Picking a Christmas Tree
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on December 1, 2016 at 9:07:51 PM on 10.0.1.150 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!