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jcf
Brooklet, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 1, 2001
12:05 AM

Post #5699

My queen elizabeth and mr. lincoln roses are making very large rose hips for the first time. what do i do with them??? How do i make seed with them??? Help???? never did this before. thanks janet
Rosie163
Fort Smith, AR
(Zone 7a)

June 1, 2001
9:47 PM

Post #79172

Janet, usually hips are harvested in the fall when they have ripened. There is a link to some advice on how to ripen them earlier. This was taken from a hybidizer's point of view but may be useful to you.
http://www.olyrose.org/HybridizerNovember.htm
jcf
Brooklet, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 2, 2001
5:13 AM

Post #79273

thank you very much. that was a great help.

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