dwoodard at becon.org
Mon Sep 14 14:22:15 EDT 2009
I don't know about North Carolina, but Robert Osborne of Corn Hill
Nursery in southern New Brunswick, who grows many hardy disease
resistant roses, recommends two rugosas for hip production:
1. Dart's Dash
2. Fru Dagmar Hastrup
He no longer ships to the U.S., but Fru Dagmar Hastrup at least should
be readily available.
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov wrote:
> I love rosehips but have been disappointed so far trying to produce them
> here in NC.
> I planted a Rosa rugosa var: dwarf pavement for rose hips. I had good
> production the first year of mediocre fruit, then the plant started
> getting foliage problems and the rose hips would mummify instead of
> developing normally. I am about to remove the plant.
> Is there any disease resistant, low care rose someone would recommend
> for tasty rosehip production in the humid southeast?
> Betsy Hilborn
> 7a NC
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