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Rose, Virginia (Rosa virginiana) potted bush, organic

$14.00$40.00

Family:  Rose (Rosaceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 7

(Prairie Rose) Native to the Eastern US, this is a pretty wild thing, a deciduous shrub to 6 feet tall. Tends to fountain especially if planted near a fencepost–a natural barrier. Fragrant pink flowers are borne singly or in small clusters, long-lived, blooming throughout the summer, giving way to small, round, deep red hips.  Traditional use (TWM, AmerIn):  fruits edible when ripe and source of vit c, basically… rosehips. root very astringent and so the various water preparations have been used to stem bleeding, both external and internal.  Space 6 feet apart.

Potted bush, Certified Organically Grown

 

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    shannon outlaw

    medicinal use? 🙂

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      Richo Cech

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      fruits edible when ripe and source of vit c, basically… rosehips. root very astringent and so the various water preparations have been used to stem bleeding, both external and internal.

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    • Fey

      Can the leaves of this rose plant be used for rose tea?

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      Richo Cech

      Not that I know of

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    • Fey

      Sorry I meant petals

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      yes, rose petals are used in tea, they are aromatic and non-toxic.

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    • Xochi

      Can these rose hips be used as a source of pectin?

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      Richo Cech

      Um, they do contain pectin but I am not sure how one would extract it. I believe it is due to pectin when they jellify their own mashed flesh if one can get it separated from the inner spiky pith.

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