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'Double White Hip' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 104-006
most recent 4 AUG HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 4 AUG by Sambolingo
Available from - Old Market Farm
www.oldmarketfarm.com
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Discussion id : 96-853
most recent 14 JAN HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 14 JAN by Andrew from Dolton
In September 2015 I sowed seeds of this rose collected from plants growing on the South Downs in Sussex in the South East of the U.K. I chilled them for three months then started them off with some gentle bottom heat, but nothing grew. I kept them moist throughout the summer and bought them inside and gave them a little heat about a fortnight ago. Now they are germinating like mustard and cress! I only want a couple of plants for my garden so if other members would like plants too by the autumn of this year they should have made plants large enough for planting out, contact me, you are very welcome to them.
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Discussion id : 91-262
most recent 4 MAR 16 HIDE POSTS
 
Initial post 3 MAR 16 by Amateur
Does anyone know if it suckers?

We are in Michigan, USA zone 5
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Reply #1 of 4 posted 3 MAR 16 by Patricia Routley
No time just now to go and check, but I am sure mine suckers a little. I have a note that a website said it will sucker if disturbed.
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Reply #2 of 4 posted 4 MAR 16 by Amateur
Thank you Patricia!
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Reply #3 of 4 posted 4 MAR 16 by Margaret Furness
I've seen it suckering a bit on a road verge. (It's a declared weed here, like R canina; they're mainly bird-spread.)
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Reply #4 of 4 posted 4 MAR 16 by Amateur
I am new to this site and it is amazing in the amount of information and photos available and moreover the (worldwide) members are so passionate and generous and it's been less than a week for my membership. I am beginning to understand a few reasons how a person could devote their life to working with roses.
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Discussion id : 283
most recent 23 SEP 12 SHOW ALL
 
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
I have received sweet briar plants with no instructions. Full sun Shade just where. We are in N Carolina in sandy soil. any help you can give will be welcome Thanks K Farrell
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Reply #1 of 4 posted 4 MAY 03 by The Old Rosarian
Sweet Briar roses are very easy to grow in sandy soil. Just dig a hole, plant and give them some fertilizer plus water and away they will go. They prefer sun but will take some shade. You don't even have to prune them if you don't want to. They will grow to about 9 feet tall.
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Reply #2 of 4 posted 7 JUN 07 by Arboretum Borova hora - Rosarium
This rose is growing in dry pastures or forest edges here in Slovakia, means love full sun but partial shade tolerate for a short term. Soil usually loamy and poor. Foliage with nice apple scent so far in hot sunny days!
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Reply #3 of 4 posted 18 SEP 12 by mtspace
I grew this rose in full shade (1-2 hrs of sun per day) in NJ for six or seven years. It never bloomed, but it did fill the air with delicious green apple scent on foggy, still, spring mornings.
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Reply #4 of 4 posted 23 SEP 12 by Patricia Routley
This rose is so feral in parts of Australia and New Zealand that even with full deep shade, it still blooms enough to set hips with me. I really should get rid of it before I get too old to do so, but that apple smell persuades me to keep it for just a few more years. In the meantime, I de-hip after I have had my fill of the sight of the hips and before the birds can get to them.
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