Dog Rose
Rosa canina
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic
(Wild rose) A beautiful but thorny climbing shrub native to eastern and western North America that produces lovely large pink or white softly aromatic blossoms that flower in June. Believed to have been named for its use to treat dog bites in the 18th century. Commonly found in woodland edges, scrambling up neighbouring vegetation. Looks great as a stand alone plant, or as a wild hedge. Rosehips mature in fall and can be used fresh to make jelly and syrup! Dried rosehips can be brewed into tea. Oil is popular for skin ointments. Rosehips are about 20 times richer in vitamin C than oranges, which is why it was commonly used to prevent scurvy! Plant in full sun in humus-rich, moist and well drained soil. Height 3-10 feet.
H5020-050 Bulk dried hips whole $8.00/100g, $48.00/1000g
H5020 Bulk dried hips cut $13.00/100g, $92.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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