Is it possible to grow roses from the rosehips?


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 22,258

    only the species types, like rugosa will come true. Named varieties will produce all sorts . 

    Be prepared for a long wait before they flower. Several years.

  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Third rock from the sunPosts: 26,020

    Hi Jacy, yes it is if you are talking about wild roses as I have done it but the results have been very disappointing. Gone were my dreams of having some lovely native dogroses scrambling through my hedge as I have just got about 6 skinny single stems and have only ever had one produce the single pink roses I am after. I may have been treating them unkindly and I am very reluctant to get rid of them as every year I live in hope image

    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532


    You could take cuttings.image

    But only the species and wild ones.image

    Last edited: 15 September 2016 12:40:17

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