Rugosa Rose, Beach Tomato, Sea Tomato, Saltspray Rose, Sand Rose, Shrub Rose, Hedgehog Rose, Wrinkled Rose Rosa rugosa

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Botanical Name:

Rosa rugosa







Common Name:

Rugosa Rose, Beach Tomato, Sea Tomato, Saltspray Rose, Sand Rose, Shrub Rose, Hedgehog Rose, Wrinkled Rose

Seeds Per Pound:
5.94 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
Germination Test Type:
6 feet
Collection Locale:
Kiev, Ukraine
Crop Year:
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
In Stock: 5.94 lb
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
10 g
1 oz
1 lb
1 kg
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 -120 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Rosa rugosa ( rugosa rose , Japanese rose , or Ramanas rose ) is a species of rose native to eastern Asia , in northeastern China , Japan , Korea and southeastern Siberia , where it grows on the coast , often on sand dunes . more...
* The leaves are used in the treatment of fevers. The flowers act on the spleen and liver, promoting blood circulation. They are used internally in the treatment of poor appetite and digestion, and menstrual complaints arising from constrained liver energy. The root is used in the treatment of coughs. The fruit of many members of this genus is a very rich source of vitamins and minerals, especially in vitamins A, C and E, flavanoids and other bio-active compounds. It is also a fairly good source of essential fatty acids, which is fairly unusual for a fruit. It is being investigated as a food that is capable of reducing the incidence of cancer and also as a means of halting or reversing the growth of cancers. more...
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Medicinal Comments:

Rosa Rugosa is a sweet smelling shrub that has many medicinal properties in all its parts. The rose hips when ingested are full of Vitamin C and this fruit contains some anti-inflammatory properties. The aromatic flowers are used in preserves and the young shoots are cooked and used as an herb , the seed are full of Vitamin E. The responsibility for using plants medicinally is yours. We cannot assume any liability for any detrimental influences .

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