tasteless rosa rugosa hips

Jillrob(NC 8)November 25, 2005

I just harvested my rosa rugosa hips for the first time. It was after several frosts and a hard freeze. They were deep orange, and felt hard. They had very little taste. Does anyone know why this would happen?? Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Jillrob... this might be answered in the HERBS forum... but I have some thoughts...did you fertilize? Too much nitrogen and less of phosphorus and potassium will lead to more growth and less flowering/fruiting. Weather could have a factor... too much water? OR maybe just because it is a baby? Those are some guesses....

    Bookmark   November 28, 2005 at 11:42AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Headache after B12
I tried taking Vit B12 at the recommendation of my...
Herbal Remedies for High Blood Pressure
What Herb is grown for the treatment of high blood...
poultice for infection
My boyfriend broke his leg 1 1/2 years ago. He had...
Help... need your advice...
Hi, I know that there are a lot of knowledgable herbalists...
warming herbs
How do herbalists today believe that warming herbs...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™