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Rosa acicularis

Prickly Wild Rose

  • Rosa acicularis

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Details

Min. hardiness zone:
2
Item ID:

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: warm stratify for 90 days, cold stratify for 120 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Looking for a hardy shrub that can survive in harsh northern climates? Look no further than Rosa acicularis, also known as Prickly Wild Rose. This deciduous shrub can grow up to 8 ft tall and produces pink flowers and red fruit. The fruit is not only delicious raw or cooked, but can also be used in syrups and teas. Prickly Wild Rose also has medicinal uses, as its roots are used in cough remedies and as a wash for sore eyes. Plus, it can even be grown as an informal hedge! Don't let the harsh northern climates keep you from enjoying beautiful and useful plants – try Rosa acicularis today.

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